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min data

Mineral: beryl
Gem: heliodor
Size: 6 x 13 mm
Carat: 2.3 ct
Cut: rectangle cut by author
Origin: brazil
Genral Info: the name comes from the Greek "berylos", and the meaning has been lost. some varietiesare fluorescent, insoluble in acids, a very important economic mineral and the major source of beryllium
Additional Information
This is a golden beryl cut by the author using a “scissors cut”. The design taken from “Diagrams for Faceting” by Glenn & Martha Vargas. The stone is more elongated and the cut was adjusted a bit to compensate.