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Beryl var. Bixbite (Red Beryl) from Violet Claims, Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver County, Utah

 
Beryl var. Bixbite (Red Beryl) from Violet Claims, Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver County, Utah

Beryl var. Bixbite (Red Beryl) from Violet Claims, Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver County, Utah

DESCRIPTION:No. 44635
Mineral:Beryl var. Bixbite (Red Beryl)
Locality:Violet Claims, Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver County, Utah
Description:Single crystal of red beryl in white rhyolite matrix. Red beryl, also called Bixbite, is the rarest color of the mineral species and only occurs in Utah. The red beryl crystal is prismatic hexagonal form with flat basal pinacoid termination.
Overall Size:3.5x2.5x2 cm
Crystals:4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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