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Beryl var. Emerald on Calcite from Polveros Mine, Vasquez-Yacopí District, Boyacá Department, Colombia

 
Beryl var. Emerald on Calcite from Polveros Mine, Vasquez-Yacopí District, Boyacá Department, Colombia

Beryl var. Emerald on Calcite from Polveros Mine, Vasquez-Yacopí District, Boyacá Department, Colombia

Beryl var. Emerald on Calcite from Polveros Mine, Vasquez-Yacopí District, Boyacá Department, Colombia

Beryl var. Emerald on Calcite from Polveros Mine, Vasquez-Yacopí District, Boyacá Department, Colombia

DESCRIPTION:No. 75076
Mineral:Beryl var. Emerald on Calcite
Locality:Polveros Mine, Vasquez-Yacopí District, Boyacá Department, Colombia
Description:Two intersecting lustrous transparent medium-green emerald crystals, the green gem variety of the mineral species beryl, with glassy crystal faces on translucent gray calcite crystals to 4 mm. The largest emerald is actually two parallel crystals. Collected ca. 2010
Overall Size:21x15x12 mm
Crystals:7-11 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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