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Emerald

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Emerald

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Description
Locality: 
Izumrudnye Kopi, Ekaterinburg, Middle Urals, Urals Region, Russian Federation
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.6 × 5.8 × 4 cm
Description

A well shaped glossy and very exposed crystal (about 20x16 mm) attractively set on matrix. The crystal shows a - for the locality - very good saturation. Contrast to matrix is also very nice. Material from the area is more uncommon and hard to obtain. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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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