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Karelia Beryl Mine pegmatite, Kännätsalo, Luumäki, Southern Finland Region, Finland
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Beryl
Karelia Beryl Mine pegmatite, Kännätsalo, Luumäki, Southern Finland Region, Finland

Photo: Albert Russ
 
Name(s) in local language(s): Luumäki Beryllilouhos
 
Gem mining, strongly etched prismatic crystals of yellow, green, and pale blue gem beryl. Also known for a 100 kg smoky quartz crystal.


Mineral List

Albite
Bertrandite
Beryl
var: Aquamarine
'Biotite'
Calcite
Cassiterite
'Chlorite Group'
'Columbite'
Euxenite-(Y)
Fluorite
Goethite ?
Gypsum
Hematite
Kaolinite
Margarite
Microcline
Monazite-(Ce)
Muscovite
var: Illite
'Pyrochlore Supergroup
var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977)'

Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz

'Smectite Group'
Topaz
Vermiculite


25 entries listed. 17 valid minerals.

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References

- Lyckberg, P. (2004): Ein Neufund phantastischer grüner Edelberylle aus Luumäki, Karelien, Finnland. Mineralien Welt 15 (6), 38-45
- Lyckberg, P. (2006): Miarolitic pegmatites of the Viborg rapakivi granite massif, SE Finland with special attention to the green gem beryl producing Karelia Beryl Mine pegmatite at Luumäki, Karelia. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift. 33, 87-107

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