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").

Answers distribution

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Ruby
Beryl
Talc
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flagGermany
26%
9%
55%
6%
86
flagPoland
24%
12%
50%
11%
5087
flagCanada
25%
6%
50%
12%
16
flagthe United Kingdom
30%
12%
48%
8%
150
flagFrance
10%
15%
45%
30%
20
flagthe Netherlands
20%
5%
45%
30%
20
flagUnknown
32%
13%
44%
10%
59
flagItaly
16%
41%
41%
0%
12
flagthe United States
25%
13%
39%
19%
139
flagNorway
36%
15%
31%
15%
19
flagIndia
42%
18%
28%
9%
66
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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Author: Paweł Kołodziejczyk
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