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Beryl var. Emerald on Albite from Coscuez, Vasquez-Yacopi District, Colombia

 
Beryl var. Emerald on Albite from Coscuez, Vasquez-Yacopi District, Colombia

Beryl var. Emerald on Albite from Coscuez, Vasquez-Yacopi District, Colombia

DESCRIPTION:No. 41178
Mineral:Beryl var. Emerald on Albite
Locality:Coscuez, Vasquez-Yacopi District, Colombia
Description:Rich cluster of 12ssided prismatic green emerald crystals (gem variety of beryl) up to 25 mm long on limonite-stained bladed albite crystals to 5 mm. Most of the emerald crystals are translucent green, but one crystal is transparent in the termination. Ex. Murchison, collected ca. 1950
Overall Size:7x6x4 cm
Crystals:3-25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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