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Beryl

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Beryl

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Description
Locality: 
Erongo Mountains, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.4 × 1.6 × 1.7 cm
Description

The crystal is etched, but still partly lustrous, the sharp end-point is highly lustrous. The most remarkable indicator is this sharp zoning - light blue at the base and intense olive-green zoning in the upper third. A very uncommon and attractive rare sample.3.4

Mineral Data
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Beryl

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