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Beryl var. Emerald in Calcite from Muzo Mine, Vasquez-Yacopi Mining District, Colombia

 
Beryl var. Emerald in Calcite from Muzo Mine, Vasquez-Yacopi Mining District, Colombia

Beryl var. Emerald in Calcite from Muzo Mine, Vasquez-Yacopi Mining District, Colombia

Beryl var. Emerald in Calcite from Muzo Mine, Vasquez-Yacopi Mining District, Colombia

Beryl var. Emerald in Calcite from Muzo Mine, Vasquez-Yacopi Mining District, Colombia

Beryl var. Emerald in Calcite from Muzo Mine, Vasquez-Yacopi Mining District, Colombia

Beryl var. Emerald in Calcite from Muzo Mine, Vasquez-Yacopi Mining District, Colombia

DESCRIPTION:No. 80098
Mineral:Beryl var. Emerald in Calcite
Locality:Muzo Mine, Vasquez-Yacopi Mining District, Colombia
Description:Partial crystal of translucent bright-green emerald, the green gem variety of the mineral species beryl, in translucent white-yellow calcite. The emerald crystal is large, and has vivid color, but lack internal clarity required for use in gemstones. Collected ca. 1955
Overall Size:6.5x5.5x4.5 cm
Crystals:18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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