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Can also be green or blue-green. Commonly occurs only as porous crusts unsuitable for gem use, but high quality, gem grade chrysocolla can be translucent and is highly prized.
Can also be green. A form of chrysoberyl. Ordinary chrysoberyl is a yellowish-green. When the mineral exhibits good pale green to yellow colour and is transparent, then it
A brownish-yellow (amber) colour. Can also be reddish. Amber is fossil tree resin. Good quality amber is used for jewellery. Although not mineralised, it is often classified as a gemstone.
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