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Chrysoberyl (sixling twin) from Juerana Mine, Bahia, Brazil

 
Chrysoberyl (sixling twin) from Juerana Mine, Bahia, Brazil

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Chrysoberyl (sixling twin) from Juerana Mine, Bahia, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 46491
Mineral:Chrysoberyl (sixling twin)
Locality:Juerana Mine, Bahia, Brazil
Description:Gemmy yellow chrysoberyl crystals with lustrous faces fully crystallized all around with no attachment point. The chrysoberyl crystals are cyclic twinned at 60 resulting in a hexagonal star-shaped cluster. Ex. Robert P. Bates (1926-2008) collection #768
Overall Size:10x10x8 mm
Crystals:8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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