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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flagSwitzerland
5%
0%
94%
0%
18
flagGermany
24%
8%
58%
7%
105
flagthe United Arab Emirates
33%
0%
58%
8%
12
flagFrance
20%
11%
51%
17%
35
flagthe United Kingdom
30%
11%
50%
8%
225
flagPakistan
4%
25%
50%
16%
24
flagItaly
22%
27%
50%
0%
18
flagSingapore
25%
6%
50%
18%
16
flagPoland
26%
12%
48%
11%
8756
flagthe Netherlands
22%
3%
48%
25%
27
flagRepublic of Ireland
15%
30%
46%
7%
13
flagCanada
31%
9%
45%
9%
22
flagAustralia
41%
8%
41%
8%
12
flagthe Philippines
25%
25%
37%
12%
16
flagUnknown
38%
12%
36%
12%
624
flagNorway
31%
18%
36%
13%
22
flagNigeria
9%
9%
36%
27%
11
flagthe United States
29%
12%
35%
20%
198
flagIndia
35%
24%
30%
7%
125
flagSweden
63%
9%
27%
0%
11

Gender

men39%
women47%
Topaz
34%
27%
Ruby
12%
13%
Beryl
39%
47%
Talc
13%
11%

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Author: Paweł Kołodziejczyk
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