Chrysoberyl, variety Catseye Photos     
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Chrysoberyl,
variety Catseye 

last edited:  11/15/17    number of photos:  1
Chrysoberyl is BeAl2O4
hardness: 8.5
chrysoberyl as a mineral

 

Catseye chrysoberyl, also known as cymophane, has a chatoyant
sheen of milky white, bluish white, greenish white, or golden yellow. 
The stone overall may have a color in the yellow, brown, or green
range. Sources of catseye chrysoberyl are Sri Lanka, Brazil, and India.

 

cabochons
catseye chrysoberyl cabochons:  A

 

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