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PostPosted: Nov 23, 2017 21:32    Post subject: Rockhounding trips - A gem hunt in Minas Gerais  

Hi everyone! I would like to share my recent trip to meet a "garimpeiro" in Minas Gerais. The "garimpeiros" are independent prospectors for minerals, and most of the gem production in Brazil comes from their work. There's a long story about how I met this man, but the point is: I went to his house to see his stones. Among beautiful alexandrites and emeralds, he had an interesting recent-found beryl parcel. As I'm a beryl addicted, had to buy it for my personal collection. Some stones are quite interesting in their etchings. I'll try to post some pictures.


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 Mineral: Beryl
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Caratinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil
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 Mineral: Beryl
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Some of the stones I bought from the garimpeiro
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Some nice green for my collection (the same parcel from the garimpeiro)
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 Mineral: Beryl
 Locality:
Caratinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil
 Dimensions: 25x20mm
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Golden Beryl. Some nice yellow beryl in the same parcel
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 Mineral: Beryl
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PostPosted: Nov 26, 2017 03:12    Post subject: Re: Rockhounding trips - A gem hunt in Minas Gerais  

Nice!!!
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PostPosted: Nov 26, 2017 03:33    Post subject: Re: Rockhounding trips - A gem hunt in Minas Gerais  

Hi Matheus, I am looking forward to photos of your rockhounding trips, but all I see is what you purchased.
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