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Beryl var. Emerald on Calcite from La Pita Mine, Vasquez-Yacopi District, Colombia

 
Beryl var. Emerald on Calcite from La Pita Mine, Vasquez-Yacopi District, Colombia

Beryl var. Emerald on Calcite from La Pita Mine, Vasquez-Yacopi District, Colombia

Beryl var. Emerald on Calcite from La Pita Mine, Vasquez-Yacopi District, Colombia

Beryl var. Emerald on Calcite from La Pita Mine, Vasquez-Yacopi District, Colombia

DESCRIPTION:No. 39938
Mineral:Beryl var. Emerald on Calcite
Locality:La Pita Mine, Vasquez-Yacopi District, Colombia
Description:Six emerald crystals (the green gem variety of beryl) intergrown with translucent gray calcite crystals. The main emerald crystal has deep color, glassy crystal faces and is gem-grade in the termination zone and could produce a 4 mm gemstone.
Overall Size:4x5x3 cm
Crystals:4-12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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