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Chrysoberyl var. Alexandrite from Ural Mountains, Russia

Chrysoberyl var. Alexandrite from Ural Mountains, Russia

Mineral:Chrysoberyl var. Alexandrite
Locality:Ural Mountains, Russia
Description:Large crystal of alexandrite that shows color change under various lighting - purplish under incandescent, greenish under daylight illumination. The crystal faces have been polished to remove natural imperfections (still visible around the edges). Ex. Robert C. Linck (1905-1970)
Overall Size:45x25x15 mm
Crystals:45 mm
Archived: For reference only






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