Is alexandrite mined in Turkey?

Answer Alexandrite is a rare gemstone that is not found in Turkey. The gem is mined in Russia, Sri Lanka, Brazil, Madagascar, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zimbabwe and India. The Russian mines have been mined ex... Read More »

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Where is alexandrite mined?

One of the most sought after, and expensive, gems in the world, alexandrite is mined from gem mines in India, Russia, Brazil and Madagascar. Alexandrite mines are usually located in rugged, wet, ro... Read More »

What country is alexandrite mined in?

Alexandrite was first found in 1834 in the Ural mountains of Russia near the Tokovaya River. Russia remained the main source of the highest-quality gems until 1987, when crystals were discovered in... Read More »

What is alexandrite?

Alexandrite is a chrysoberyl gemstone noted for its ability to change color, depending upon whether it's in sunlight or artificial light. Originally mined in the Ural Mountains of Russia, alexandri... Read More »

Diamond Value Vs. Alexandrite Value?

Diamond and alexandrite are two of the rarest gemstones on Earth. A diamond is created due to extreme temperature and pressure on carbon deep underground. Alexandrite, named after the Russian Tsar ... Read More »