Beryl (Var: Heliodor)
Governador Valadares, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Southeast Region, Brazil
Thumbnail, 1.4 x 1.1 x 0.3 cm
A unique and weird, bladed heliodor crystal with a sloped termination from Brazil. Tabular beryl crystals, such as this, are rare. This heliodor has excellent gemminess and luster, as you can see. A highly unusual heliodor crystal from the Carl Davis Collection.