Colour-change Usambara Chrome Tourmaline, faceted, Mozambique. 3.84 carats. ** SOLD **

Product Code: TRCC64
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** SOLD **

A faceted dark green chrome-bearing Tourmaline with a remarkable colour-change effect.

In daylight it is a very deep green colour, tending to almost black, but in incandescent light it reverts to a bright raspberry red (image 2).

The effect is unlike many colour-change gem varieties in that it only occurs when the light is shone onto the front of the stone, rather than transmitted through it (see image 3). 

A rare and unusual gemmological curiosity from a unique find in Mozambique which displays the unique Usambara effect.

weight:  3.84 carats
shape:    Drop shape faceted
dimensions:   10.62 x 9.70 x 6.76mm
treatment:  None