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Beryl (var. aquamarine)

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Catalog Number NMNH G11466-00
Locality Tamil Nadu, India
Weight 110.2 ct

Gift of Smithsonian Gem and Mineral Collectors in 2013.

This modified cushion cut gem is a slightly greenish-blue color and weighs 110.21 carats. It is the first aquamarine gem from India and an important addition to the National Gem Collection.



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