Maxixe claim, Piauí valley, Taquaral, Itinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil

The rare dark blue maxixe beryl was extracted in 1917. It differs from aquamarine by the nature of its colour, the colour fades after exposure to light.

Ref: Kievlenko E.Ya., Geology of gems, 2003, p. 113

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