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Natural Goshenite

Colorless beryl is known as goshenite. The name originates from Goshen, Massachusetts where it was originally discovered.


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  • Goshenite(s) are organized in the following categories: Single,  gemstones.

Goshenite Profile

Color information: Near Colorless
Refractive Index: 1.5641.595
Chemical Composition: Be3Al2(SiO3)6
Hardness: 7.5 - 8
Density: 2.76
Crystal Group: Hexagonal
Ocurrence: USA, Madagascar
Sign of the Zodiac: N/A
Month of the year: N/A
Goshenite
Since all the varieties of beryl are based on coloration from variations in chemistry, it could be assumed that goshenite is the purest variety of beryl. However, there are several elements that can act as color inhibitors so this assumption may not always be true. Goshenite is found to some extent in almost all beryl localities.

In the past, goshenite was used for manufacturing eyeglasses and lenses because of its transparency. Nowadays, it is most commonly used for gemstone purposes but its actually more of a collector stone.

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Goshenite Single
Goshenite Single Pear Slightly included
Size: 18.00 X 14.30 MM
Weight: 12.760 CTS
Shape: Pear
Clarity: Slightly included
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Goshenite Single
Goshenite Single Oval Moderately included
Size: 16.40 X 10.50 MM
Weight: 8.510 CTS
Shape: Oval
Clarity: Moderately included
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