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Beryl var. Emerald with Pyrite from Chivor Mine, Guavió-Guateque District, Boyacá Department, Colombia

 
Beryl var. Emerald with Pyrite from Chivor Mine, Guavió-Guateque District, Boyacá Department, Colombia

Beryl var. Emerald with Pyrite from Chivor Mine, Guavió-Guateque District, Boyacá Department, Colombia

DESCRIPTION:No. 49129
Mineral:Beryl var. Emerald with Pyrite
Locality:Chivor Mine, Guavió-Guateque District, Boyacá Department, Colombia
Description:Cluster of many medium-green lustrous transparent emerald crystals, the green gem variety of the mineral species beryl, with minor pyrite included in the base. The emerald crystals have flat basal pinacoid terminations with secondary corner faces.
Overall Size:16x14x12 mm
Crystals:1-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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