Beryl – Rare Red Variety – Ruby Violet Claims

$155.00

 

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Description

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 piece consists of a rhyolite matrix that hosts a single red beryl crystal. The crystal is partially exposed on 3 sides and the upper termination is partially exposed. This piece measures approximately 1 7/16 x 1 x 9/16 inches or 37x 25 x 14 mm. The crystal is 7 mm tall.

Additional information

Weight 4 oz