White beryl is also known as goshenite, after Goshen, Massachusetts where it was first discovered. Goshenite tends to be found to some degree in almost all locations where beryl is mined. Now high quality goshenite is mainly used as a gemstone with the lower quality material used as a source for commercial beryllium.
Considering this, how much is Beryl worth?
Stones up to 10 carats with richer colors retail for up to $150 per carat, while those 10 carats or larger could fetch up to $265 per carat. Gems with greater clarity can also command higher prices. Our gem price guide has values for all beryl varieties.
Beside above, what is the color of a beryl stone?
Pure beryl is colorless, but it is frequently tinted by impurities; possible colors are green, blue, yellow, red (the rarest), and white. Beryl is also an ore source of beryllium.
Is Beryl a precious stone?
Beryl is a most alluring and popular mineral. It occurs in a diversity of colors, and has several important gemstone varieties. The green variety, Emerald, is one of the most precious gems.
Is Red Beryl rare?
Designated the world's rarest coloured gemstone in 2006 by the Jewellers association. It is estimated that one crystal of red beryl is found for every 150,000 gem-quality diamonds. Red beryl only occurs in three locations in the USA, with the only decent specimens coming from the now moribund Ruby Violet mine in Utah.