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Beryl variety Heliodor
Wolodarsk-Wolynski, Ukraine

CM27224 A 10 cm tall, gemmy crystal of the heliodor variety of beryl from Wolodarsk-Wolynski, Ukraine. Beryl was once the major ore mineral for beryllium. This specimen was purchased from The Collector's Edge in 1993.