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Beryl from
Pirala Mine, Kafubu Emerald District, Lufwanyama, Copperbelt Province, Zambia

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Beryl
Formula:Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Habit:well terminated deep green and clear hexagonal crystals in black Mica
Colour:deep green
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Abundance at site:Extremely common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Collection of Martin Slama
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Beryl data
Locality Data:Click here to view Pirala Mine, Kafubu Emerald District, Lufwanyama, Copperbelt Province, Zambia
Nearest other occurrences of Beryl
0.6km (0.4 miles) Twampane Mine, Kafubu Emerald District, Lufwanyama, Copperbelt Province, Zambia
4.1km (2.5 miles) Kamakanga Mine, Kafubu Emerald District, Lufwanyama, Copperbelt Province, Zambia
4.1km (2.6 miles) Kamakanga area, Ndola, Copperbelt Province, Zambia
4.4km (2.7 miles) Kagem Emerald Mine, Kafubu Emerald District, Lufwanyama, Copperbelt Province, Zambia
5.8km (3.6 miles) Miku emerald deposit, Luanshya, Copperbelt Province, Zambia
 
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