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Emerald from
Muzo Mine, Muzo Municipality, Vasquez-Yacopí mining district, Boyacá Department, Colombia

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Beryl var: Emerald
Formula:Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Gübelin, E. and Wolgensinger, M. (1976) Edelstenen. Uitgeverij Artis, Brussel (in Dutch).;
O'Neil, P. (1983) Planet Earth - Gemstones. Time-Life Books, Arlington, Virginia, USA, 176 pages.;
Robinson, George W. and King, Vandall T. (1989) What's New in Minerals? Sixteenth Annual Rochester Academy of Science Mineralogical Symposium. Mineralogical Record, 20(5), 387-399 (p. 394).;
Morris, N. (2005) Diamonds and other gems. Appleseed Editions, East Sussex.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Calcite26 photos of Emerald associated with Calcite at this locality.
Pyrite16 photos of Emerald associated with Pyrite at this locality.
Albite2 photos of Emerald associated with Albite at this locality.
Dolomite2 photos of Emerald associated with Dolomite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Emerald data
Locality Data:Click here to view Muzo Mine, Muzo Municipality, Vasquez-Yacopí mining district, Boyacá Department, Colombia
Nearest other occurrences of Emerald
1.0km (0.6 miles) Tequendama Mine, Muzo Municipality, Vasquez-Yacopí mining district, Boyacá Department, Colombia
4.4km (2.7 miles) Muzo Municipality, Vasquez-Yacopí mining district, Boyacá Department, Colombia
5.6km (3.5 miles) La Pita Mine, La Pita, Maripí Municipality, Vasquez-Yacopí mining district, Boyacá Department, Colombia
5.6km (3.5 miles) Coscuez Mine (Cosquez Mine), Muzo Municipality, Vasquez-Yacopí mining district, Boyacá Department, Colombia
8.4km (5.2 miles) Pava Mine, Muzo Municipality, Vasquez-Yacopí mining district, Boyacá Department, Colombia
9.5km (5.9 miles) Cunas Mine, La Pita, Maripí Municipality, Vasquez-Yacopí mining district, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 
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