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On Exhibit Alexandrite [G2042]

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Alexandrite (G2042) from the National Gem Collection

Photograph of three alexandrites (G2042, G3407, and G1005) from the National Gem Collection under tungsten lighting


Photo by Chip Clark


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G2042 (Alexandrite) was purchased (Chamberlain Fund).

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