Heliodor

Yellow Beryl

Heliodor is the yellow member of the Beryl family and comes in a range of colors from light to medium yellow.

The Beryl family comes in many colors – blue (Aquamarine), green (Emerald & Green Beryl), peach-pink (Morganite), yellow (Heliodor), colorless (White Beryl/Goshenite) and red (Bixbite from Utah).

Heliodor is a durable gemstone with a hardness of 7.5-8.0 on the Mohs Scale and can easily be used in all types of jewelry.

We have more shapes and sizes available in Heliodor – please contact us if you don’t find what you are looking for in our online inventory.

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Colors

light yellow

medium yellow

deep yellow

Family/Species

Beryl

Properties

RI = 1.577 (+/-0.016) – 1.583 (+/-0.017)

SG= 2.72 (-0.05, +0.12)

Dispersion = 0.014

Hardness = 7.5-8

highly suitable for use in jewelry

Treatments

Can be 100% Natural, untreated
Heliodor is routinely irradiated and heated to its yellow color

See policy on Treatment Disclosure

Important information

Heliodor is an attractive, durable yellow gem

Birthstone

 

Anniversary

 

Cuts

Calibrated up to 6mm

All standard cuts and free sizes

Mining locations

Brazil, Nigeria, Madagascar, and other localities worldwide
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