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Beryl var. Cat's-Eye Aquamarine from Minas Gerais, Brazil

 
Beryl var. Cat's-Eye Aquamarine from Minas Gerais, Brazil

Beryl var. Cat's-Eye Aquamarine from Minas Gerais, Brazil

Beryl var. Cat's-Eye Aquamarine from Minas Gerais, Brazil

Beryl var. Cat's-Eye Aquamarine from Minas Gerais, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 53839
Mineral:Beryl var. Cat's-Eye Aquamarine
Locality:Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description:Transparent-to-translucent terminated aquamarine crystal, the blue-green gem variety of the mineral species beryl, with etched crystal faces. When rotated under spot illumination the aquamarine crystal exhibits a distinct cat's-eye effect (chatoyancy). Collected ca. 1960
Overall Size:30x30x26 mm
Crystals:30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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