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Beryl var. Bixbite (Red Beryl) from Ruby Violet claim, Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver County, Utah

 
Beryl var. Bixbite (Red Beryl) from Ruby Violet claim, Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver County, Utah

Beryl var. Bixbite (Red Beryl) from Ruby Violet claim, Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver County, Utah

Beryl var. Bixbite (Red Beryl) from Ruby Violet claim, Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver County, Utah

DESCRIPTION:No. 52008
Mineral:Beryl var. Bixbite (Red Beryl)
Locality:Ruby Violet claim, Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver County, Utah
Description:Two segments of a translucent hexagonal bixbite crystal, the red-violet variety of beryl commonly sold as Red Beryl, embedded in friable white matrix. The red beryl crystallized first, then was deformed post-crystallization and trapped in the matrix. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #509
Overall Size:40x30x20 mm
Crystals:5-6 mm segments
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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