What mineral is a heliodor gemstone a variety of?

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Ruby
Beryl
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Heliodor is a yellow trans­par­ent variety of beryl­li­um (emerald and aqua­ma­rine are also va­ri­eties of beryl­li­um). The name derives from the Greek word helios = sun (sun-­god) and doron = gift ("gift of the Sun").

Answers distribution

Topaz
Ruby
Beryl
Talc
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flagSingapore
20%
0%
60%
20%
10
flagGermany
26%
9%
56%
6%
88
flagPoland
24%
12%
50%
11%
5300
flagthe United Kingdom
29%
11%
50%
7%
165
flagCanada
23%
11%
47%
11%
17
flagUnknown
31%
12%
43%
12%
73
flagthe Netherlands
23%
4%
42%
28%
21
flagFrance
14%
14%
42%
28%
21
flagItaly
16%
41%
41%
0%
12
flagthe United States
27%
14%
37%
19%
147
flagNorway
36%
15%
31%
15%
19
flagIndia
43%
16%
29%
8%
71
flagthe Philippines
18%
36%
27%
18%
11

Gender

men45%
women49%
Topaz
25%
25%
Ruby
14%
13%
Beryl
45%
49%
Talc
14%
11%

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