Beryl (var. Red beryl)

USA, Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver County

Beryl (var. Red beryl)
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Article codeVIII.E.1210.017
Nice thumbnail; rare red beryl on rhyolite (rhyolite matrix measures about 25x15 mm)
Originally named bixbite by Alfred Eppler in honor of Maynard Bixby [1853-1935], miner and mineral dealer of Salt Lake City, Utah. Named changed to red beryl to remove any confusion with the species bixbyite, named for the same person.