Beryl X080008

Name: Beryl
RRUFF ID: X080008
Ideal Chemistry: Be3Al2Si6O18
Locality: Synthetic
Source: Gemological Institute of America 21566
Owner: GIA
Description: Faceted emerald gemstone, 1.24 ct
Status: The identification of this mineral has been determined only by Raman spectroscopy
Mineral Group: [ Beryl (28) ]
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample; 780 nm spectra overwhelmed by fluorescence

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RRUFF ID: X080008
Sample Description: Unoriented sample; 780 nm spectra overwhelmed by fluorescence
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 1% of 150mW

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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