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Beryl Var Emerald

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Beryl Var Emerald

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Description
Locality: 
Kessel Gorge, Untersulzbach valley, Hohe Tauern, Salzburg, Austria
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6 × 3.2 × 2.3 cm
Description

A stack of beryl var. emerald from the Untersulzbach valley (not Habach valley!) ich schist matrix.  The cluster consists of a stack of crystals up to 1cm. 

Material from this locality is rarely available. 

 

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Beryl

Formula: 
Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Strunz: 
9.CJ.05
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
7.5 - 8.0
Streak: 
White

Emerald

Variety Of: 

Beryl

Formula: 
Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Strunz: 
9.CJ.05
Hardness: 
7.5 - 8.0
Formula: 
Be3(Al,Cr)2Si6O18
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
0.0
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