Beryl (Var: Heliodor)
Bin Thuan Province, Vietnam
Miniature, 4.8 x 1.2 x 1.0 cm
A beautiful, gemmy and lustrous, doubly terminated, yellow-green heliodor beryl crystal from a new find in Vietnam. This crystal is from the much less well-known Bin Thuan Province. This is a totally gem crystal, with virtually no internal crazing. The well-striated faces account for the appearance. Weighs 10 grams.