Red Beryl from Wah Wah Mountains, Utah


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Mineral Specimen #5338    Bavenite on Beryl

Nordre Boksjo Quarry (Boksjoen Quarry) near Taklund Farm. Aspedammen. Idd. Halden. Ostfold. Norway

5.1 x 2.5 x 1.8 cm
2 x 1 x 0.7 in


Ex. Steve Pullman from trade with E. Olssson of Sweden, 1981

Ca4Be2+xAl2-xSi9O26-x(OH)2+x, (x=0-1)

Small, white Bavenite crystals are found on one surface of this Beryl crystal. The specimen is from a small, obscure quarry. The only specimen posted on mindat is similar, but the Beryl is described as altered - but to what is not mentioned. The Beryl of this specimen also has an altered look to it.

Condition: Good

Flaws: The Beryl crystal is not terminated.

This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From Europe | Inosilicates | Beryl | Rare Minerals | Minerals Priced Between 50 and 99 Dollars