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Rare Pink Emeralds - wow. A pink emerald (or pink beryl) is actually Morganite. The term “pink emerald” is not accepted by GIA as they feel that it is a misleading term. Both emerald and morganite are varieties of the mineral beryl. Morganite is a beautiful gemstone in its own right and GIA feels it should be referred to as morganite or pink beryl.
Red Beryl (The rarest of the Beryl group, whose colors are called - emerald(Green), aquamarine(Blue green), morganite(Pink), bixbite (red beryl), goshenite (clear) and heliodor (Golden)
Large, impressive crystal of Beryl var. Heliodor! This fully terminated gem measures some 16.3 cm in size! The color as evidenced in the photo is a rich golden-yellow and this color is consistant throughout except for the tiny portion at the top termination which becomes nearly colorless. From Padre Paraíso, Jequitinhonha Valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Measures 16.3 cm by 3 cm by 2.1 cm in total size.