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Beryl var. Emerald from Muzo Mine, Vasquez-Yacopi District, Colombia

 
Beryl var. Emerald from Muzo Mine, Vasquez-Yacopi District, Colombia

Beryl var. Emerald from Muzo Mine, Vasquez-Yacopi District, Colombia

DESCRIPTION:No. 37469
Mineral:Beryl var. Emerald
Locality:Muzo Mine, Vasquez-Yacopi District, Colombia
Description:Large single crystal of translucent green emerald variety of beryl. Some areas are gemmy (transparent) and have potential for gem use, though the crystal is largely flawed inside. The faces of the crystal have been polished to improve surface luster. Ex. John Albanese (1898-1969), ex. John Albanese, Jr.
Overall Size:4x3x2.5 cm
Crystals:4 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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