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Beryl Var Vorobyevite

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Beryl Var Vorobyevite

New finds Cs-rich beryl

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Description
Locality: 
Deo Darrah, Khash & Keran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
3.3 × 5.5 × 3.4 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.00cm
Description

A superb and aesthetic specimen, large well doubly terminated , gemmy rich blue hexagonal crystals hosts to beautifully feldspar matrix , one side of feldspar matrix is coated by powdery blue materials. One tourmaline crystals off from matrix crystals size almost 1+ cm . A very good high qualitty specimen from the locality.

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