A mineral, found in crystals, of a yellow to green or brown color, and consisting of aluminia and glucina. It is very hard, and is often used as a gem.
a rare hard yellow green mineral consisting of beryllium aluminate in crystal form; used as a gemstone
beryllium aluminium oxide, Group of minerals including Alexandrite and Chrysoberyl cat's eye.
The colour ranges from yellow to green to brown. There are many types and colours of chrysoberyl, some of which are covered in this list of stones, including alexandrite, aquamarine, cat's eye and emerald. Chrysoberyl is said to promote kindness, generosity, benevolence, hope, optimism, renewal, new beginnings, compassion and forgiveness.
A very hard and important gem species, of which cat's-eye, alexandrite, and green, brown and yellow chrysoberyl are varieties. Sources: Ceylon, Russia, Brazil and China.
Chrysoberyl is a mineral that produces gemstones ranging from golden-yellow to green-yellow, green, brownish and red. Two prized chrysoberyl gemstones include alexandrite and chrysoberyl catâ€™s eye. On Mohsâ€™ scale of hardness, it is 8.5, making chrysoberyl among the hardest gemstones. Sources include Brazil, Sri Lanka, Burma (Myanmar), Russia (Urals), Zimbabwe and the United States. (See Chrysoberyl Facts.) (Note: Sources listed in order of primary and secondary deposits.)
A hard stone that ranges in colour from yellow, to brown, to green.
The mineral or gemstone chrysoberyl, not to be confused with beryl, is an aluminate of beryllium with the formula BeAl2O4. Chrysoberyl is transparent to translucent and sometimes chatoyant. An interesting feature of uncut crystals of chyrsoberyl are the cyclic twins called trillings.