Group: Beryl, Bazzite, Indialite, Stoppaniite, Pezzottaite.
is the colorless variety of the Beryl
family of minerals that includes Aquamarine
and recently, Pezzottaite
Goshenite is generally thought to be pure Beryl and not colored
by impurities. But this may not be true. Goshenite may
contain some impurity elements that inhibit color in
Beryl. Goshenite is usually found in just about all
is found in many locations around the world but gem
quality crystals are not that common. Some notable locations
for gem quality crystals are Minas Gerais, Southeast Region, Brazil;
Hunan, Sichuan and Yunnan Provinces, China; Mogok, Sagaing District, Mandalay Division, Myanmar
(Burma); Erongo Mountain, Usakos and Omaruru Districts, Erongo
Region, Namibia; Gilgit, Gilgit District, Northern Areas, Pakistan; and Greenwood,
Oxford County, Maine, USA.