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Facts about Aquamarine

Aquamarine

Aquamarine is a type of beryl with a hexagonal crystal structure and a chemical formula of Be3Al2Si6O18, a beryllium aluminum silicate mineral.

Aquamarine

Attractive aquamarine stones are also produced by Zambia, Madagascar, Malawi, Tanzania, and Kenya.

Aquamarine

Aquamarine is also the name for a color, which is a shade between green and blue.

Aquamarine

Clear yellow beryl, such as occurs in Brazil, is sometimes called aquamarine chrysolite.

Aquamarine

Aquamarine, typically, is on the low end of the specific gravity range, normally at less than 2.7.

Aquamarine

When corundum presents the bluish tint of typical aquamarine, it is often called "oriental aquamarine."

Aquamarine

The biggest aquamarine ever mined was found at the city of Marambaia, Minas Gerais, Brazil, in 1910.

Aquamarine

The gem-gravel placer deposits of Sri Lanka contain aquamarine.

Aquamarine

Much of today's aquamarine is heated to give it a better color blue.

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