|Mineral class||Oxides : Corundum - Spinel - Chrysoberyl group|
|Habitus||Tabular crystals, often twinned three together forming pseudohexagonal crystals.|
|Cleavage||One incomplete cleavage.|
|Color||Green, yellow, gray and brown.|
|Luster||Adamantine to vitreous, transparent to translucent.|
|Occurance|| In pegmatites poor on quartz. Also in some schists.|
The hardness and weight makes it also possible to find it in alluvial deposits.
|Notes|| Chrysoberyl is used as an gemstone. Some of the varietes is :|
|Locations|| A rare mineral |
| To oxide index.
|| Mineral group index.
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