Beryl (Var: Emerald), Phlogopite

Specimen ID: 9P0-GAH

Mineral(s)
Beryl (Var: Emerald) : Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Phlogopite : KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Locality
Mindat locality:
Dimensions
57mm x 46mm
Events

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Group of Beryl crystals (variety emerald), two of them clearly dominant, greenish in color, which retain their hexagonal shape, and partially coated by shiny black Phlogopite crystals. From the most classic Spanish locality for Emerald, although nowadays it is quite impossible to obtain specimens there. Emerald Deposit, A Franqueira, A Cañiza, Comarca Paradanta, Pontevedra, Galicia, Spain Specimen size: 5.7 × 4.6 cm = 2.24” × 1.81” Main crystal size: 5.5 × 2.2 cm = 2.17” × 0.87” 4N45 (from Express Minerals)
Jordi Fabre - 5th May 2020

Photo added to mindat.org

Group of Beryl crystals (variety emerald), two of them clearly dominant, greenish in color, which retain their hexagonal shape, and partially coated by shiny black Phlogopite crystals. From the most classic Spanish locality for Emerald, although nowadays it is quite impossible to obtain specimens there. Emerald Deposit, A Franqueira, A Cañiza, Comarca Paradanta, Pontevedra, Galicia, Spain Specimen size: 5.7 × 4.6 cm = 2.24” × 1.81” Main crystal size: 5.5 × 2.2 cm = 2.17” × 0.87” 4N45 (from Express Minerals)
Jordi Fabre - 5th May 2020
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