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Emerald On Biotite

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Emerald On Biotite

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Description
Locality: 
Habach Valley, Zell am See District, Salzburg, Austria
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.4 × 4.8 × 2.4 cm
Weight: 
111.00gr
Description

More than a dozen gemmy, intense green emerald crystals, all assembled in one corner on a biotite schist matrix. A spectacular specimen from Europe's most important locality for beryls.

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

Biotite

Group Parent: 
Mica Group
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