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Beryl var. Emerald from Muzo Mine, Vasquez-Yacopí District, Boyacá Department, Colombia

 
Beryl var. Emerald from Muzo Mine, Vasquez-Yacopí District, Boyacá Department, Colombia

Beryl var. Emerald from Muzo Mine, Vasquez-Yacopí District, Boyacá Department, Colombia

Beryl var. Emerald from Muzo Mine, Vasquez-Yacopí District, Boyacá Department, Colombia

DESCRIPTION:No. 54944
Mineral:Beryl var. Emerald
Locality:Muzo Mine, Vasquez-Yacopí District, Boyacá Department, Colombia
Description:Transparent hexagonal emerald crystal, the green gem variety of the mineral species beryl, with flat basal pinacoid termination. The emerald crystal is clean in the upper half and has potential as cutting rough that could produce a 7x5 mm oval gemstone.
Overall Size:17x11x4 mm
Crystals:17 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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