Beryl, variety Emerald from the Boyaca Department – 1 carat

$65.00

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Description

This emerald is from the Mun. de Muzo, in the Vasquez-Yacopi Mining District, Boyaca Department, Colombia. There are over a dozen mines in the area that produce most of the emeralds in the world. Emerald is the rare green, gem, variety of beryl. Beryl comes in a variety of colors and emerald is the most sort after. It is a silicate that contains the elements Be, Al, Si, and O. It’s unique color is from trace elements, chromium or vanadium, incorporated in the crystal lattice. This is a gem quality crystal with a pinacoid termination.. This crystal measures 11 x 3 x 3 mm

Additional information

Weight 4 oz

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