What mineral is a heliodor gemstone a variety of?

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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").

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Ruby
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flagGermany
26%
8%
56%
7%
94
flagPakistan
0%
15%
53%
30%
13
flagthe United Kingdom
28%
10%
51%
8%
183
flagPoland
25%
12%
50%
11%
6250
flagSingapore
33%
0%
50%
16%
12
flagItaly
20%
33%
46%
0%
15
flagthe Netherlands
20%
4%
45%
29%
24
flagCanada
31%
10%
42%
10%
19
flagFrance
17%
17%
39%
26%
23
flagUnknown
37%
11%
38%
11%
259
flagthe United States
28%
12%
36%
20%
163
flagNorway
35%
15%
35%
15%
20
flagthe Philippines
16%
33%
33%
16%
12
flagIndia
38%
20%
32%
7%
83

Gender

men42%
women48%
Topaz
30%
26%
Ruby
12%
13%
Beryl
42%
48%
Talc
13%
11%

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