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Beryl Var Vorobyevite With Tourmaline

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Beryl Var Vorobyevite With Tourmaline

New finds Cesium-rich beryl

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Description
Locality: 
Khash & Kuran Wa Munjan Districts, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.5 × 3 × 2.7 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.00cm
Description

 An aesthetic specimen of cesium-rich beryl var vorobyevite  incombination with tourmaline.

There is no such proper deposit for these materials , comes some time together with tourmaline piece by piece , this mine has already been exhaust.

A really nice captivating specimen.

 

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

Vorobyevite

Variety Of: 

Beryl

Formula: 
Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Strunz: 
9.CJ.05
Hardness: 
7.5 - 8.0
Hardness: 
0.0

Tourmaline

Formula: 
A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7