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On Exhibit Cat's eye beryl [G3248]

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Cat's eye beryl (G3248) from the National Gem Collection

Photograph of a group of chatoyant stones, including elbaites, scapolites, and beryls, from the National Gem Collection.

Photo by Chip Clark

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