Beryl – Rare Red Variety from the Wah Wah Mountains



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This red beryl is from the Ruby Violet Claims In the Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver County, Utah, USA. Red beryl is one of the rarest, or possibly rarest, type of beryl. It is sometimes referred to as bixbite. It is a found in a hand full of locations and the best specimens, arguably, are from these claims. Beryl is a silicate and it contains the elements Be, Al, Si and O. This is a five sided crystal with varying amounts of rhyolite matrix attached near the bottom, rear and part of the top of the crystal. This piece measures approximately 5 x 4 x 5 mm.

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Weight4 oz

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