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Emerald — specimen 0355, photo © NMNHS
Emerald — specimen 0355, photo © NMNHS

Emeraldspecimen 0355

Origin

South Asia
Afghanistan, Panjshir, Panjshir Valley
Emerald — specimen 0355, locality map
Data

Weight: 0.14 ct; size: 3.12 | 3.01 | 2.24 mm; shape: octagon; colour: light very slightly bluish green; very slightly greyish; clarity: eye clean; cut: good; treatment: none.
Notes

Lightly coloured, very clean specimen; good step cut style. Source: Grey Weaver, Custom Facetor LLC.

Other specimens
Emerald — specimen 0351Emerald — specimen 0353Emerald — specimen 0354Emerald — specimen 0357Emerald — specimen 0594

More information from ‘Classification’


A green variety of the beryl; coloured by chromium or/and vanadium.