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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. 40302
Mineral:Beryl var. Emerald on Calcite
Locality:La Pita Mine, Vasquez-Yacopi District, Colombia
Description:Three gemmy medium-green hexagonal emerald crystals, the green gem variety of the mineral beryl, in milky calcite. The emerald crystals have flat basal pinacoid terminations with secondary edge faces. Good clarity and surface luster.
Overall Size:29x19x12 mm
Crystals:7-13 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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