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Beryl var. Emerald in Calcite from Polveros Mine, Vasquez-Yacopi District, Colombia

 
Beryl var. Emerald in Calcite from Polveros Mine, Vasquez-Yacopi District, Colombia

Beryl var. Emerald in Calcite from Polveros Mine, Vasquez-Yacopi District, Colombia

DESCRIPTION:No. 43861
Mineral:Beryl var. Emerald in Calcite
Locality:Polveros Mine, Vasquez-Yacopi District, Colombia
Description:Transparent emerald crystal, the green gem variety of the mineral beryl, in milky calcite matrix. The emerald crystal is prismatic hexagonal form modified by secondary edge and corner faces at the termination. The color is deep-medium green.
Overall Size:4.5x4.5x3.5 cm
Crystals:9+ mm (7 mm exposed)
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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