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suspected chrysoberyl initially tough to be tourmaline but luster is greasy and hardness over 7.5

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![The material was initially tough to be tourmaline but the hardness was greater than 7.5 and it has a greasy luster text]

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asked Jan 6, 2014 by Tab (120 points)

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The color is definitely odd and unlikely for chrysoberyl. What gives you the assumption that these is chrysoberyl?

answered Jan 7, 2014 by hershel (49,730 points)