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Russian mineralogist V.I. Vorob'yev (1875-1906)
Named for outstanding Russian mineralogist Victor Ivanovich Vorob'yev (1875 - August 1906), conservator of the collection of minerals in the Geological Museum of the Academy of Sciences in St. Petersburg.
An alkali-beryl originally from the Lipovka Mine (Lipovskaya Mine; Lipovaya Mine), Lipovka pegmatite field, Rezh District, Central Urals, Urals Region, Russia.

The name has been applied to both colourless caesium-bearing beryls from the Urals and rose-coloured and colourless alkali-rich beryls from Madagascar. [Clark, 1993 - "Hey's Mineral Index"], see vorobyevite (of Lacroix).

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- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

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  • New South Wales
    • Farnell Co.
      • Byjerkerno Creek
Lishmund, S.R. (1982) Non-metallic and tin deposits of the Broken Hill district. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Bulletin 28. Department of Mineral Resources, New South Wales, 176 pages.
  • Sverdlovsk Oblast
    • Rezh District
      • Lipovsk pegmatite field
[Clark, 1993 - "Hey's Mineral Index"]
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