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could you advise if this is normal color for emerald?

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purple color.?


asked Jan 5, 2018 by linda (140 points)

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Linda, emerald is very hard. You could scratch Quartz with it. It shouls easily scratch most substances like glass. In my experience, that looks darker than most emerald, but that doesn't preclude it from being an emerald.
answered Jan 6, 2018 by Weasel (58,280 points)
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This material looks very much like color-zoned fluorite. Its got the right color and habit to indicate fluorite.
answered Apr 30, 2018 by hershel (52,600 points)
 


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