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Semi Precious Stone Beryl



Beryl is often unknown to the general people, even the gemstone-buying public. However, it is one of the most precious gem stones minerals. Beryl is colorless in its pure form; it is the many different impurities, which give beryl its varied coloration. Without these splendid color varieties, beryl may be a rather ordinary gemstone with only average fire and brilliance. Emerald is the green variety and also Aquamarine is the blue variety of beryl. Other colors of beryl are also normally used as gemstones but are not as well known.

Historical Facts of Aquamarine


Refractive Index: 1.577(+-.016), 1.583 (+-.017)



Chemical Composition: Be3Al2(SiO3)6



Hardness: 7.5



Density: 2.67-2.745



Beryl

Crystal Group: Hexagonal



Color Information: Green, Blue, Pink, Yellow, Red



Ocurrence: Austria, Columbia, Brazil, Russia, East Africa, Australia, Madagascar, South Africa, Zimbabwe, India, Pakistan, Zambia, Nigeria, U.S.A., Afghanistan



Gem Stone Beryl Jewelry


Bracelet
Beryl Bracelet
Earring
Beryl Earring
Necklace
Beryl Necklace
Ring
Beryl Rings