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Green Beryl Gemstones

Not to be referred to as the Emerald, Green Beryl is more of a pale variety and is not worth as much as the Emerald. Found in places such as South America, Russia, Pakistan, India, and more, this gemstone offers a hardness range of 7.5 to 8, making it fairly resistant to things like corrosion. Offered in various sizes, if heat treated the gem will reflect an aquamarine color.
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The green beryl gemstone differs from the similarly created emerald in its very pale shade of green. This type of gemstone can be located in a variety of countries including Southern Africa, South Africa, South America, Pakistan, Afghanistan, the Ural Mountains of Russia, as well as India. The green beryl is a popular gemstone because of its beautiful color and luster, as well as other factors. This gemstone is rated between a 7.5 and 8 on the Mohs scale for its level of hardness. This level of hardness in a gemstone is sought after because it is easy to use in many different jewelry applications. The stone's hardness and toughness makes it less susceptible to scratches and corrosion from other abrasions.

This type of beryl stone will most commonly feature vertical grooved or striated markings, as well as have a vitreous luster to its coloring. The clarity of the green beryl stone can vary from translucent to transparent, which increases the stones shine and brilliance. The stone is used in jewelry and is cut into a wide variety of gemstone cuts in order to fit many different types of jewelry. The refractive index of this type of gemstone is known to be between 1.57 to 1.58 and is sometimes mistaken for an emerald in certain lighting, and when set in certain jewelry settings.

Many jewelers will cut this type of gemstone into a square or rectangular step cut, which is a way to increase the transparent features of this six sided crystal gemstone. Other popular gemstone cuts which enhance the look of the green beryl gemstone include the common pear shape, oval, emerald and cushion shape cut. This type of gemstone is different from others, as it is not usually enhanced through treatment, or treated in any other ways or methods.

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