Beryl Photos                 
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aquamarine crystal

 

Beryl
last edited:  2/26/18    number of photos:  40
Beryl is Be3Al2(SiO3)6                                          
Mineral information on beryl    
Beryl comes from the Greek word, beryllos. 
Beryl is the primary source of the element beryllium.
Most beryl comes from pegmatites and must be hand sorted.
The most common crystal shape of beryl is a six-sided prism.
Gem varieties of beryl include emeralds (green), aquamarine
blue-green), morganite (pink), and heliodor(yellow).                                        


photos
common beryl-barrel shaped crystals:  1
common beryl crystals:  1  2  3  4
beryl crystals, transparent:  1  2  3
beryl, massive:  1  2  3  4  5  6
aquamarine:  1  2  3
aquamarine crystals:  1  23  4  5
emerald:  1  2
emerald crystals:  1  2  3  4  5*
heliodor crystals:  1  2
morganite crystals:  1  2  3  4 
red beryl crystals: 
1

beryl gemstones:  1  2  3
  4

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