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Emerald

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Emerald

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Description
Locality: 
Khaltaro, Rakaposhi-Haramosh Mountains, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.1 × 1.8 × 1.7 cm
Description

The specimen shows sharp edges and fine luster. The color is very dark and intense green. Unfortunately not end-pointed, but all sides are sharp, glossy and complete. Should not be under-appreciated, this is a relatively rare and uncommon locality!

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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