Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Crater, craters: Alexandrite on Steins

Alexandrite

Feature Name Alexandrite
Clean Name Alexandrite
Feature ID 14984
Target Steins
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent -
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
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Quad -
Reference [272] - The Nature Company Guides: Rocks and Fossils, by Arthur B. Busbey III, Robert R. Coenraads, Paul Willis, and David Roots: Time Life Books, Australia, 1996.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date May 09, 2012
Origin Gemstone notable for its color change, appearing green in daylight, but red under incandescent light; a variety of chrysoberyl.
Last Updated May 09, 2012 11:47 AM