Rainbow Beryl var. Goshenite on Muscovite from Mt. Xuebaoding

Dimension: 5.4cm x 3.9cm x 2.7cm

Weight: 50g

Locality: Huya W-Sn-Be deposit (Pingwu beryl mine), Huya township, Mt Xuebaoding, Pingwu Co., Mianyang Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China


A specimen of gem Beryl var. Goshenite which exhibits excellent rainbow color intergrowth with silvery Muscovite from Mt. Xueboarding, Sichuan Province, China.  The colourless variety of the Beryl is much rarer than the blue one Aquamarine.  It displays completely transparent, water-clear Goshenite crystals to 1.7cm across with a terminated tabular crystal habit. 

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