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Is this Alexandrite? If so, what is its value?

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Carats: 93.70Size: 30 x 28 x 16 mmShape: Pear cutClarity: TransparentCountry of Origin: Russian Federation

asked Oct 27, 2017 by brooks13 (160 points)

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Certainly a color change that pronounced would indicate the possibility of alexandrite, thought it's really impossible to identify a gem by visualization alone, especially when there is so much synthetic material available. Do bear in mind that the transparency and clarity for that size for a Russian Alexandrite makes its authenticity unlikely.
answered Oct 27, 2017 by hershel (49,730 points)

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