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could somebody tell me if this is even a emerald.i purchased.but it looks like fluorite??thank you.

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asked Jan 5 by linda (140 points)

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If it is flourite it might glow after exposing it to light. It is also way softer than emerald. You would be able to scratch it with a nail file or a common nail.
answered Jan 7 by Weasel (55,390 points)
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The color and crystal habit are definitely off for it to be emerald. Certainly looks more like fluorite with those colors and color zoning, assuming the colors are natural and not dyed.
answered Apr 30 by hershel (51,320 points)