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

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 60° 58' 21'' North , 27° 44' 9'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 60.9724, 27.7357
Name(s) in local language(s):Luumäki Beryllilouhos

Gem mining, strongly etched prismatic crystals of yellow, green, and pale blue gem beryl.

Note: A 100 kg specimen of smoky quartz crystals was from a big rapakivi granite cavity in a road construction site in Luotola, Luumäki, not from the Karelian Beryl Mine.

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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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