Cat's Eye (Chrysoberyl) Gemstones

  • Hardness

    8.5 on the Mohs scale.

  • Occurrence

    Found mostly in Sri Lanka (Ceylon) and Brazil.

  • Appearance

    Yellow to greenish yellow to grayish green, displaying chatoyancy.

  • Enhancements

    Cat's eye is occasionally irradiated to improve asterism and color.

    More information on gemstone enhancements.

  • Gemstone Family

    Cat's Eye is a member of the Chrysoberyl gemstone family.

Cymophane (Cat's Eye)
Cymophane (Cat's Eye)

1.01 ct.
6.5x4.5mm Cabochon, Oval Cut
Medium Dark
Grayish Green
[G] Gamma and/or electron irradiated.
One of a kind.
Has a nice cat's eye.
Cat's Eye Chrysoberyl (Sri Lanka)