Chrysoberyl, Chrysoberyl (Var: Alexandrite)
Masvingo (Fort Victoria), Masvingo District, Zimbabwe
Thumbnail, 1.0 x 1.0 x 0.7 cm
Aesthetic, gemmy and sharp chrysoberyl crystals Zimbabwe. The main crystal is doubly terminated and the piece is pristine. Old material with excellent pleochroism, meaning color change under different lighting conditions, i.e., natural versus incandescent. The backlit photos highlight the gemminess and color changes. 1.0 x 1.0 x 0.7 cm