Alexandrite (Var. Of Chrysoberyl)
Malyshevo, Urals, Russia
Miniature, 3.9 x 3.0 x 1.6 cm
A very large single crystal of huge size, from this classic, old Russian locale. It shows color change to deep purple, when strongly lit by halogen; and shows strong green in sunlight (UV). MUCH BETTER THAN THE PHOTOS SHOW IT TO BE, this is an old piece of rare quality for the material. 28 grams