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Beryl var. Emerald in Calcite from Polveros Mine, Vasquez-Yacopí District, Boyaca, Colombia

 
Beryl var. Emerald in Calcite from Polveros Mine, Vasquez-Yacopí District, Boyaca, Colombia

Beryl var. Emerald in Calcite from Polveros Mine, Vasquez-Yacopí District, Boyaca, Colombia

Beryl var. Emerald in Calcite from Polveros Mine, Vasquez-Yacopí District, Boyaca, Colombia

DESCRIPTION:No. 49042
Mineral:Beryl var. Emerald in Calcite
Locality:Polveros Mine, Vasquez-Yacopí District, Boyaca, Colombia
Description:Lustrous transparent hexagonal 12 mm emerald crystal, the green gem variety of beryl, surrounded by translucent gray flattened calcite crystals to 4 mm on dark gray matrix. The emerald crystal termination is composed of many smaller parallel faces.
Overall Size:7.5x4.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:2-12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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