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Beryl var. Emerald on Calcite from Muzo Mine, Vasquez-Yacopí District, Boyacá Department, Colombia

 
Beryl var. Emerald on Calcite from Muzo Mine, Vasquez-Yacopí District, Boyacá Department, Colombia

Beryl var. Emerald on Calcite from Muzo Mine, Vasquez-Yacopí District, Boyacá Department, Colombia

Beryl var. Emerald on Calcite from Muzo Mine, Vasquez-Yacopí District, Boyacá Department, Colombia

DESCRIPTION:No. 48431
Mineral:Beryl var. Emerald on Calcite
Locality:Muzo Mine, Vasquez-Yacopí District, Boyacá Department, Colombia
Description:Many transparent emerald crystals, the green gem variety of the mineral species beryl, to 10 mm long in translucent tan-colored flattened calcite crystals to 10 mm. The emeralds are hexagonal crystals with pinacoid terminations with secondary edge faces.
Overall Size:6x5x3.5 cm
Crystals:3-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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