Where did the name phenakite crystal come from?

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Date created: Sun, Feb 14, 2021 2:22 PM
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  • Phenakite is a rare beryllium mineral that is not often used as a gemstone. Transparent phenakite crystals are sometimes faceted, however for the collectors only. The name phenakite comes from the Greek word phenakos, meaning to deceive or cheat.

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