Named for its beryllium content, beryllonite is a colorless to white or pale yellowish in color. It is usually transparent with a vitreous to pearly luster, and is often heavily included. This rare gem is found in only a few places around the world, notably in Maine, USA.
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Countries of Origin
Afghanistan; Czechia; United States of America; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; Portugal; Canada; Sweden; Pakistan; Unknown; China; Finland; Brazil; France
Slowly soluble in acids.