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Chrysoberyl var. Alexandrite from Carnaiba District, Bahia, Brazil

Chrysoberyl var. Alexandrite from Carnaiba District, Bahia, Brazil

Mineral:Chrysoberyl var. Alexandrite
Locality:Carnaiba District, Bahia, Brazil
Description:Two interconnected sixling twins of chrysoberyl variety alexandrite. There are many faces, some with schist-like matrix coating, making this specimen difficult to photograph - must be seen in person to be appreciated.
Overall Size:22x18x12 mm
Crystals:5-10 mm
Archived: For reference only






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