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Chrysoberyl — specimen 0011, photo © NMNHS
Chrysoberyl — specimen 0011, photo © NMNHS

Chrysoberylspecimen 0011


East Africa
Chrysoberyl — specimen 0011, locality map

Weight: 1.77 ct; size: 7.85 | 6.77 | 4.32 mm; shape: oval; colour: medium light greenish yellow; very slightly greyish; clarity: eye clean; cut: good; treatment: none.

Very clean specimen; mixed style cut.

Other specimens
Chrysoberyl — specimen 0126Chrysoberyl — specimen 0607Chrysoberyl — specimen 0667Chrysoberyl — specimen 0509Chrysoberyl — specimen 0514Chrysoberyl — specimen 0166

More information from ‘Classification’

Characteristic of some granite pegmatites associated with mica schists or reaction zones in ultramafic rocks (Anthony et al., 2001—2005). The largest faceted specimen is a 245 carat oval from Sri Lanka (Arem, 1987: 67).