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English: Beryl (Var.: Emerald), Quartz, Magnesite, Uvite
Locality: Serra das Éguas, Brumado (Bom Jesus dos Meiras), Bahia, Northeast Region, Brazil (Locality at mindat.org)
Size: 10.5 x 6 x 3 cm.
This specimen is a floater, COMPLETE and terminated all around with all three of the quartzes even doubly-terminated. The bottom termination on the emerald is rough, but it’s a termination. The piece must have grown rapidly in pocket and then fallen from the matrix, while solution of emerald was still flowing through to cap off and continue growth on the once-broken termination at bottom. The top faces are sharp and lustrous, ingrown with the diagonally-attached quartzes (again, all doubly-terminated!). There are two characteristic Brumado-style magnesite crystals perched off the bottom-right hand face of the emerald. Also, there are a few 5mm, green, disc-shaped uvite crystals present (on the left , attached to the emerald; and another included inside the left tip of the upwards-pointing quartz crystal). It is not gemmy, but it is definitely green - and 4 inches tall. A very surprising, unique style for a Brumado beryl, striking because it is just so different from the norm. Weight is 123 grams.
Deutsch: Beryll (Var.: Smaragd), Quarz, Magnesit, Uvit
Fundort: Serra das Éguas, Brumado (Bom Jesus dos Meiras), Bahia, Northeast Region, Brasilien (Fundort bei mindat.org)
Größe: 10.5 x 6 x 3 cm.
Date before March 2010(2010-03)
Source http://www.mindat.org/photo-171969.html


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