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Beryl var. Emeralds in Calcite from La Pita Mine, Vasquez-Yacopí District, Boyacá Department, Colombia

 
Beryl var. Emeralds in Calcite from La Pita Mine, Vasquez-Yacopí District, Boyacá Department, Colombia

Beryl var. Emeralds in Calcite from La Pita Mine, Vasquez-Yacopí District, Boyacá Department, Colombia

Beryl var. Emeralds in Calcite from La Pita Mine, Vasquez-Yacopí District, Boyacá Department, Colombia

DESCRIPTION:No. 62549
Mineral:Beryl var. Emeralds in Calcite
Locality:La Pita Mine, Vasquez-Yacopí District, Boyacá Department, Colombia
Description:Lustrous transparent-to-translucent medium-green emerald crystals, the green gem variety of the mineral species beryl, in gray calcite. The emerald crystals have post-crystallization fractures that healed resulting in slightly curved crystals.
Overall Size:42x32x22 mm
Crystals:9-12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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