Beryl (Var: Aquamarine), Beryl

Specimen ID: VUF-4MJ

Mineral(s)
Beryl (Var: Aquamarine) : Be3Al2Si6O18
Beryl : Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Locality
As recorded:
Chamachu, Skardu, Northern Areas, Pakistan
Dimensions
120mm x 98mm x 98mm
Description
A beautiful cabinet specimen with two terminated, gemmy aquamarine crystals on matrix. Both crystals have lightly etched surfaces, and a light blue color. The main crystal stands straight out of its matrix, finding a specimen where the crystals are positioned like this is not as easy as you might think: mining involves lots of dynamite, so more often than not the crystals wind up separated from their matrix... This is the best piece from the pocket.
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Mineral(s)
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