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Beryl (var. green beryl)

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Catalog Number NMNH G11467-00
Locality Tamil Nadu, India
Weight 126.55 ct

Gift of Smithsonian Gem and Mineral Collectors in 2013.

This yellowish-green beryl weighs 126.55 carats and is a modified cushion cut.  Most green beryl is found in Brazil, but this gem is the first green beryl from India, an important acquisition for the National Gem Collection.


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