right, But I'm looking for a few more varieties, what is the red, pink-purple, clear-white, yellow, and greenish-yellow varieties called?
red - red emerald, pink-purple - morganite, clear - goshenite, yellow - golden beryl, green-yellow - heliodor?
I will go ahead and post for spartymavs...[img]http://www.minerals.net/MineralImages/beryl-heliodor-yellow-brazil.jpg[/img]
im pretty sure its beryl. emerald and i think aquamarine come from the green and blue varieties, respectively
agreedSilver. Found in volcanic basalt rocks and in hydrothermal veins and mesothermal veins. Distinguishing characteristics are its interesting crystal habit, tarnish, ductility, and conductivity