17 to 18 CT Natural Red Beryl Bixbite Radiant Cut Size 12.62 X 12.62 X 7.86 MM Certified From Utah Gemstone AAA Quality Best Offer Ever
Carat weight : 17 to 18. 17 to 18 ct natural red beryl bixbite radiant cgi certified from utah gemstone. Bixbite is a pink to red variety of the beryllium aluminum silicate mineral. It comes in crystalline form, and its colors are derived from the traces of calcium, chromium, iron, and manganese. A precious piece of bixbite stone. This beautiful raspberry red crystal was first discovered by mineralogist maynard bixby in 1904 and was named bixbite in his honor. It's extraordinarily rare and can only be found in the black range in new mexico, as well as in the mountains and the thomas range in utah. It's also known as bibyite and red beryl.
It can sometimes be referred to as scarlet emerald and red emerald, too. Certificate (free) - included with this item (ggi).