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Beryl var. Emerald in Calcite from Coscuez Mine, Vasquez-Yacopí District, Boyacá Department, Colombia

 
Beryl var. Emerald in Calcite from Coscuez Mine, Vasquez-Yacopí District, Boyacá Department, Colombia

Beryl var. Emerald in Calcite from Coscuez Mine, Vasquez-Yacopí District, Boyacá Department, Colombia

Beryl var. Emerald in Calcite from Coscuez Mine, Vasquez-Yacopí District, Boyacá Department, Colombia

Beryl var. Emerald in Calcite from Coscuez Mine, Vasquez-Yacopí District, Boyacá Department, Colombia

DESCRIPTION:No. 50050
Mineral:Beryl var. Emerald in Calcite
Locality:Coscuez Mine, Vasquez-Yacopí District, Boyacá Department, Colombia
Description:Superb specimen of two hexagonal transparent-to-translucent emerald crystals, the green gem variety of the mineral species beryl, to 18 mm with pinacoid terminations in gray-colorless calcite crystals to 15 mm with custom-made black base by Alec Madoff. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection; acquired from L. Himes in 1998
Overall Size:9x9x8 cm
Crystals:14-18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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