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Beryl (var. heliodor)

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Photo by Ken Larsen. Click to zoom.
Catalog Number NMNH G11469-00
Locality Nigeria
Weight 17.82 ct

Gift of Smithsonian Gem and Mineral Collectors in 2013.

This deeply saturated heliodor is an orange-yellow color. The modified rhomboid cut gem weighs 17.82ct and is the first heliodor from Nigeria in the National Gem Collection.


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