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Beryl var. Emerald from Maripi deposit, Vasquez-Yacopi District, Colombia

 
Beryl var. Emerald from Maripi deposit, Vasquez-Yacopi District, Colombia

Beryl var. Emerald from Maripi deposit, Vasquez-Yacopi District, Colombia

Beryl var. Emerald from Maripi deposit, Vasquez-Yacopi District, Colombia

Beryl var. Emerald from Maripi deposit, Vasquez-Yacopi District, Colombia

Beryl var. Emerald from Maripi deposit, Vasquez-Yacopi District, Colombia

DESCRIPTION:No. 39847
Mineral:Beryl var. Emerald
Locality:Maripi deposit, Vasquez-Yacopi District, Colombia
Description:Flat plate of tan-colored quartz + pyrite matrix with many transparent emerald crystals, the green gem variety of the mineral species beryl. The emerald crystals are in two areas and I am tempted to split the specimen in two. Has great color and luster. Ex. Murchison, collected ca. 1950
Overall Size:7x6x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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