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Beryl var. Emerald from Hiddenite, Alexander County, North Carolina

 
Beryl var. Emerald from Hiddenite, Alexander County, North Carolina

Beryl var. Emerald from Hiddenite, Alexander County, North Carolina

DESCRIPTION:No. 45796
Mineral:Beryl var. Emerald
Locality:Hiddenite, Alexander County, North Carolina
Description:Prismatic translucent emerald crystal, the green variety of the mineral species beryl. The emerald crystal has simple hexagonal form with basal pinacoid termination on one end. The surfaces are heavily etched and have remnants of the pocket clay. acquired from Leonard Himes in 1996
Overall Size:43x13x12 mm
Crystals:43 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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