Beryl (Var: Heliodor)
Minas Gerais, Southeast Region, Brazil
Miniature, 4.8 x 2.0 x 1.3 cm
This is a bizarre and spectacular gem crystal of heliodor from Brazil. Natural etching in the pocket resulted in its having the appearance of a stack of flattened cylinders! It is a complete floater, with both terminations intact - one flat and glassy, the other pebbly. You can see the intense luster and perfect internal gemminess. This fabulous gem crystal absolutely lights up in good light, with an intense gem glow! Weighs 16 grams.