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Emerald

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Description
Locality: 
Chivor Mine, Chivor Municipality, Boyacá Department, Colombia
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4 × 3.5 × 1.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.20cm
Description

Pale green, incomplete emerald crystals on albite-dolomite matrix. Tiny crystals of an unidentified secondary mineral on the sides.

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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