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Beryl (var. green beryl)

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Catalog Number NMNH G11468-00
Locality Madagascar
Weight 40.88 ct

Gift of Smithsonian Gem and Mineral Collectors in 2013.

This green beryl weighs 40.88 carats and is a modified square cut.  Most green beryl is found in Brazil, but this gem is the first green beryl from Madagascar, an important acquisition for the National Gem Collection.


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