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Red Beryl -  ~$ 10,000 per carat Just like a ruby is really a red sapphire, the red beryl  is also known as a “red emerald”.  This incredibly rare gem, also referred to as “bixbite,”

from Washington Post

The Dom Pedro aquamarine’s long and winding path to the Smithsonian

The largest Aquamarine in the world, called Dom Pedro, is 14 inches tall and weighs 10,363 carats. That’s the heft of a barbell, nearly five pounds. / Smithsonian National Museum

from Incredible Things

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Crown of Fire Photo by Robert Weldon. Red Beryl was first described in 1904 for an occurrence, its type locality, at Maynard's Claim (Pismire Knolls), Thomas Range, Juab County, Utah. Red beryl is very rare and has only been reported from a handful of locations including: Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver County, Utah; Paramount Canyon andRound Mountain, Sierra County, New Mexico.