Beryl, Beryl (Var: Goshenite)
Governador Valadares, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Southeast Region, Brazil
Small Cabinet, 5.9 x 5.2 x 4.8 cm
TRUE clear beryl (goshenite) is actually one of the rarer beryl colors. This superb crystal on matrix out of the Wein Collection is actually FAR GEMMIER in person than the pics show; it was just impossible to shoot without looking "cloudy." In person, it is wonderfully transparent, really glassy. The crystal has great form; nice and thick, and all the faces are complete; one is a natural contact face. The luster is superb and glassy. A bit of muscovite-covered matrix adds an attractive accent. As mentioned, MUCH BETTER In PERSON! 5.9 x 5.2 x 4.8 cm