Alexandrite Rough and Cut
Lot 1229
Alexandrite Rough and Cut
US$ 1,800 - 2,500
£1,100 - 1,500
Auction Details
Natural History Los Angeles
12 Dec 2010 10:00 PST

Auction 18406
Lot Details
Alexandrite Rough and Cut
near Lake Manyara, Tanzania
Consisting of a double-terminated hexagonal crystal, with classic sixling formations visible at both ends as well as a very strong color-change and chatoyancy, suggesting the possibility of cutting a large alexandrite cat's eye if so desired, weighing approximately 49.15 carats and measuring 15.5 x 18mm; together with an oval-cut alexandrite, weighing approximately 1.03 carats and measuring 7.1 x 4.9 x 3.1mm. (2)
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