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Beryl var. Aquamarine from Teofilo Otoni, Minas Gerais, Brazil

 
Beryl var. Aquamarine from Teofilo Otoni, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Beryl var. Aquamarine from Teofilo Otoni, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Beryl var. Aquamarine from Teofilo Otoni, Minas Gerais, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 44554
Mineral:Beryl var. Aquamarine
Locality:Teofilo Otoni, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description:Two interconnected parallel terminated crystals of transparent (gem-grade) aquamarine, the blue-green gem variety of the mineral species beryl, with the bottom end sawn flat. The crystal surfaces are slightly etched. Ex. Harold D. Miller (1838-1919 or 1920) collection, bequeathed to the Wadsworth Atheneum in 1909; ex. Loomis-Chaffee School
Overall Size:10.5x3.7x2.5 cm
Crystals:9.7-10.5 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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