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Definition of the noun alexandrite
What does alexandrite mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: alexandrites
- a green variety of chrysoberyl used as a gemstone
Alternative definition of the noun alexandrite
- [mineralogy] A form of chrysoberyl that displays a colour change dependent upon the light source, along with strong pleochroism.
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Crystal Alchemy (2016)
Manifesting Love, Magic, Abundance, Cosmic Connection & Spirituality Using the Powers of Gemstones by Lani Sharp
Vibration High Alexandrite is a variety of chrysoberyl, a beryllium aluminium oxide with a hardness of 8.5. One of the hardest gemstones, second only to diamond and corundum, its crystal pattern is orthorhombic. Alexandrite is a crystal of ...
The Book of Stones (2007)
Who They are & what They Teach by Robert Simmons, Naisha Ahsian, Hazel Raven
Alexandrite is a variety of Chrysoberyl, a beryllium aluminum oxide with a hardness of 8.5. It is one of the hardest ...
by David Federman
Alexandrite is a chrysoberyl that changes color like a stoplight when viewed in different lighting conditions.
Fibonacci Tales (2016)
Dust Tales by eLBe
Alexandrite is a stone of regeneration that enhances rebirth of inner and outer self, expediting change in the world by producing expansiveness, creativity, awareness in manifestation as art setting the standard for bringing Divine ideas into life ...
by Michael O'Donoghue
Aggregations of emerald are found in lenses of biotite in schists and gneisses; alexandrite is an accompanying gem mineral. Some small pegmatite lenses are also present. The emerald crystals are found in the contact zones between schists ...
Colored Gemstones (2010)
The Antoinette Matlins Buying Guide : how to Select, Buy, Care for & Enjoy Sapphires, Emeralds, Rubies, and Other Colored Gems with Confidence and Knowledge by Antoinette Leonard Matlins
One benefit andalusite has over alexandrite is that you don't have to change the light in which it is being seen to experience its colors; merely changing the perspective does the trick. A rare and sometimes expensive emerald-green variety ...
Manual of Mineralogy, Including Observations on Mines, Rocks, Reduction of Ores, and the Applications of the Science to the Arts ... for the Use of Schools and Colleges (1863)
by James Dwight Dana
Alexandrite is a name given to an emerald-green variety from the Urals, which is supposed to be colored by chrome , ...
Birthstones and Their Celestial Partners by Magda Palmer
Discovered on the birthday of Tsar Alexander II, and sporting the Russian national colours, the Alexandrite is the first ...
360 crystals and sabian symbols for personal health, astrology and numerology by Marina Costelloe
and a net curtain blowing into a cornucopia Marc Edmund Jones Key Word: Munificence Jane RidderPatrick Healing Body Point: Zygomatic muscle Crystal Element: Alexandrite Expression: Alexandrite is a gemstone variety of chrysoberyl.
Gem and Stone (2012)
Jewels of Earth, Sea, and Sky by Jenifer Altman, Heather Smith Jones, Thomas W. Overton
QLEXFINDRITE: Alexandrite is a variety of chrysoberyl. Named for Tsar Alexander II of Russia, the stone is renowned for its ability to change colors under different lighting conditions. The mines in Russia are depleted, but current deposits are ...
A Guide for the Advanced or Master Aesthetician by Mary Nielsen
An Alexandrite is a red wavelength and will not be effective on red-colored tattoos. Client Consultation: Tattoo removal requires an evaluation and assessment of the client and the tattoo. It is helpful to know the age of the tattoo and whether it ...
How to Buy Diamonds, Pearls, Precious and Other Popular Gems with Confidence and Knowledge by Antoinette Matlins
And one benefit it has over alexandrite is that you don't have to change the light in which it is being seen to experience its colors. There is also an emerald green variety that may exhibit a bright yellow simultaneously, or when viewed from ...
Gemstone Guide Book (2015)
by J. Steele
ALEXANDRITE. Alexandrite is a variety of chrysoberyl that displays a colour change depending on light conditions and the angle it is view from (pleochroism). The ideal colour change would be fine emerald green to fine purplish red, but this is ...
Alexandrite is the emerald-green variety which by artificial light appears a columbine or raspberry red. The crystals have a specific gravity of 3.644. Cyinophane, or true eat's-eye, is of a greenish yellow color and exhibits a fine chatoyant effect, ...
Annual Report (1902)
by United States National Museum
Alexandrite is the emerald-green variety which by artificial light appears a columbine or raspberry red. The crystals have a specific gravity of 3.644. Cymophane, or true cat's-eye, is of a greenish yellow color and exhibits a fine chatoyant effect, ...
by Helen Bartlett Bridgman
The singular alexandrite is a third variety of chrysoberyl.
Gems and Precious Stones (1896)
With Descriptions of Their Distinctive Properties : the Methods for Determining Them, &c by Henry George Smith
The variety Alexandrite is a dark-green by daylight, but changes to a raspberry- red hue by artificial light ; this change of colour affords a good illustration of dichroism. By a system of twinning, this variety presents the appearance of an obtuse ...
Report Upon the Condition and Progress of the U.S. National Museum During the Year Ending June 30 ... (1902)
by United States National Museum
Alexandrite is the emerald-green variety which by artificial light apjx'ars a columbine or raspberry red. The crystals have a specific gravity of H.1544. Cymophane, or true cat's-eye, is of a greenish yellow color and exhibits a fine chatoyant effect ...
The Encyclopedia of Crystals (2007)
by Judy Hall
aceted Alexandrite Ra W Alexandrite Hyalite (Water Opal) Crystal system Chemistry Hardness Source Chakra Zodiac sign Beneficial for Hyalite is a wonderful stone for scrying, as its watery depths stimulate intuition, connect with the spiritual ...
by Mohsen Manutchehr-Danai
alejandrita; Spanish pronunciation of alexandrite. Alençon diamond; a misleading term for smoky rock crystal from Alençon, France.
Chambers concise dictionary (2004)
Gemstone Month Garnet January Amethyst February Aquamarine, bloodstone March Diamond April Emerald May Alexandrite, moonstone, pearl June Ruby July Peridot, sardonyx August Sapphire September Opal, tourmaline October Topaz ...
by Ken Ludden
ALEXANDRITE – 1) that which brings spiritual knowledge which, depending on source of light, is either of the heart (spiritual light) or of abundance ( manufactured light); 2) change from heart to abundance depending on spiritual presence.
A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People ... by D. T. Stuart
ALEXANDRITE 27 ALIOTH £ tne pause or break at the end of A. geometry, the application of algebra to e foot. Thename of several ancient the solution of geometrical problems. A. medical preparations. signs, certain signs or characters used ...
A Dictionary of Literature, the Sciences and the Arts, for Popular Use
Alexandrite, al-ega-an'drtt. A variety of ohrytoberyl found In the mica-slate of the Urals. Ale-yard, fil'yard. An elongated drinking glass and. measure for ale. Alexis, fU-eks'is. The name of several more of less distinguished royal personages.
The Encyclopedia Americana (1903)
by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines
Alexandrite, a variety of the mineral chrysoberyl (q.v.). It occurs in twin crystals (trillings) and is chiefly remarkable for the fact ...
by J.K. Petersen
Alexandrite A nonmetallic crystalline material used in tunable solid-state lasers that operate in the near- infrared or ultraviolet regions. It has laser medical/ cosmetic applications and is now used to write fiber Bragg gratings. It has also been ...
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- Alexandrite Ln.
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- Eye of Alexandrite
A stunning eye formation Deer Creek fire agate with an exceptional quality trillion alexandrite, set in Continuum and 18k palladium white gold.
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- Eye of Alexandrite~
A stunning eye formation Deer Creek fire agate with an exceptional quality trillion cut alexandrite, set in Continuum and 18k palladium white gold.
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- Ruby Kunzite and Alexandrite Spider Ring
This ring is made in reverence to Ananse, the wise spider of African legends.
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- JUNE MOONSTONE, PEARLS AND ALEXANDRITE
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