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Beryl var. Red Beryl (Bixbite) from Violet Claims, Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver County, Utah

 
Beryl var. Red Beryl (Bixbite) from Violet Claims, Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver County, Utah

Beryl var. Red Beryl (Bixbite) from Violet Claims, Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver County, Utah

DESCRIPTION:No. 36773
Mineral:Beryl var. Red Beryl (Bixbite)
Locality:Violet Claims, Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver County, Utah
Description:Translucent red beryl crystal(sometimes offered as the gem Bixbite - not the mineral Bixbyite) in white rhyolite matrix. The beryl crystal is a simple hexagonal prism with flat termination. A top rear corner is incomplete where it contacted matrix.
Overall Size:35x21x15 mm
Crystals:10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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