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Beryl Var Vorobyevite

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Beryl Var Vorobyevite

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Description
Locality: 
Sar-e Sang, Koksha Valley, Khash & Kuran Wa Munjan Districts, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.5 × 2.2 × 1 cm
Description

 An attractive gemmy blue beryl var vorobyeite with minor tourmaline .

A very nice captivating beryl example.

 

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