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Beryl (Var: Aquamarine)

Beryl (Var: Aquamarine) : Be3Al2Si6O18
minID: N96-APF

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Dimensions: 4.5 cm x 3.6 cm x 2.5 cm

4.5 x 3.6 x 2.5 cm. A SHOWY, OLD-TIME miniature of a 3.6 cm, doubly terminated, pastel-green aquamarine crystal jauntily perched on quartz from Maine. The aqua is sharp, nicely translucent, undamaged, but does have one clean repair. A classic, old-timer from a less well-known Oxford County locality - Stow. Ex George Elling Collection.

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Photo added: 29th Jan 2008

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