A rare Ceylon Alexandrite is for sale. The owner has forwarded the details to us.
The gemstone weighs 24.17 carats and measures 15.65 X 15.07 x 11.06mm
The gem certificate for the gemstone issued by the Gemmological Institute of Colombo (GIC) is given above (Click on the image to enlarge).
Some of the details of the gemstone given in the certificate :
Date: 16th April 2009
GIC Report No: CH-ALX-KMSB0005-000717
Client Ref Id: KMSB
The certificate states: (Photograph of the item examined is not the actual size). Color of the original items and the color of the photographic images may vary.
Gemstone Type: Natural Chrysoberyl, Alexandrite.
Color: In Day Light- Green
Incandescent – Reddish
Shape & Cutting style: Rectangular Cushion/ Mixed
Weight: 24.17 carats
Measurements: 15.65 X 15.07 x 11.06mm
Refractive Index: 1.744- 1.753 (DR-0.009)
Specific Gravity: 3.7 (+/-0.01)
Hardness: 8.5 (Ref data)
Magnification: Growth structure, Crystal inclusions and fibrous inclusions.
Fluorescence: (S.W.U.V) Reddish (W)
(L.W.U.V) Greenish (W)
Optical Character: Double Refractive
Pleochroism: Trichroic – Strong
Absorption spectrum: Corresponding absorption detected.
Remarks: Displays a very strong colour change in incandescent light with a very good clarity.
If you are interested in purchasing the rare gemstone please contact us and we will get in touch with the owner of the gemstone. When contacting us, please mention “Regarding Rare Ceylon Alexandrite” in the Contact Us form on this page.