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PostPosted: Jun 11, 2018 01:50    Post subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde - Coscuez (#697)  

Two generations of calcite, striated tabular form (common) and clear prismatic form (not so common)


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 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Calcite
 Locality:
Coscuez mining district, Municipio San Pablo de Borbur, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 40x35x16mm, aggregate=10x15mm
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PostPosted: Jun 16, 2018 10:24    Post subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde - Chivor (#692)  

Group of beryl crystals in a calcite matrix.
Though smaller than the Muzo ones, the Chivor stones often exhibit more sparkle.



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 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Calcite, Pyrite
 Locality:
Chivor mining district, Municipio Chivor, Eastern Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 37x30x32mm, largest xl=10mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  855 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Calcite, Pyrite
 Locality:
Chivor mining district, Municipio Chivor, Eastern Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 37x30x32mm, largest xl=10mm
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PostPosted: Jun 29, 2018 11:47    Post subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde - Chivor (#702)  

Light-green beryl crystals on a marble-like calcite matrix mixed with patches of black shale.


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 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Calcite, Pyrite
 Locality:
Chivor mining district, Municipio Chivor, Eastern Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 89x138x35mm, 15+ xls up to 10mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  665 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Calcite, Pyrite
 Locality:
Chivor mining district, Municipio Chivor, Eastern Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 89x138x35mm, 15+ xls up to 10mm
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PostPosted: Jul 06, 2018 05:18    Post subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde - Cunas (#699)  

From Cunas,
Well crystallized dolomite, calcite, clear quartz.



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 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Calcite, Dolomite, Quartz
 Locality:
La Pita mining district, Cunas Mine, Municipio Maripí, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 42x24x23mm, xls=8mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  531 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Calcite, Dolomite, Quartz
 Locality:
La Pita mining district, Cunas Mine, Municipio Maripí, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 42x24x23mm, xls=8mm
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PostPosted: Jul 09, 2018 13:03    Post subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde - Chivor (#698)  

Host rock is black shale.


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 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Calcite, Pyrite
 Locality:
Chivor mining district, Municipio Chivor, Eastern Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 39x36x18mm, xl=7mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  369 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Calcite, Pyrite
 Locality:
Chivor mining district, Municipio Chivor, Eastern Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 39x36x18mm, xl=7mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  370 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Calcite, Pyrite
 Locality:
Chivor mining district, Municipio Chivor, Eastern Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 39x36x18mm, xl=7mm
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PostPosted: Jul 13, 2018 08:10    Post subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde - Coscuez (#694)  

Coscuez specimen with ~15 thin elongated beryl crystals on a calcite + dolomite matrix.


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 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Calcite, Dolomite
 Locality:
Coscuez mining district, Municipio San Pablo de Borbur, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 51x39x33mm, xls up to 12mm
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 Viewed:  217 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Calcite, Dolomite
 Locality:
Coscuez mining district, Municipio San Pablo de Borbur, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 51x39x33mm, xls up to 12mm
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PostPosted: Jul 13, 2018 09:07    Post subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde  

I like this last specimen!
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PostPosted: Jul 13, 2018 17:23    Post subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde  

Pierre Joubert wrote:
I like this last specimen!

I'm glad you like it Pierre!
Coscuez has a wide variety of crystal forms - elongated prisms are certainly not the most common form.
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PostPosted: Jul 17, 2018 06:08    Post subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde - Chivor (#370)  

Laminar albite, pyrite, dolomite, on black shale.


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 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Albite (variety cleavelandite), Dolomite, Pyrite
 Locality:
Chivor mining district, Municipio Chivor, Eastern Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 40x43x34mm, xl=15mm
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