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BER2292 - Beryl var. Aquamarine on Plagioclase var. Albite

$250.00 Weight: 113 g

Shigar Valley, Skardu Road, Haramosh Mountains, Gilgit Division, Northern Areas, Pakistan
57mm x 51mm x 33mm
This specimen features a single, 4.5 x 0.6 x 0.5 cm prismatic crystal of transparent light blue aquamarine sitting aesthetically on white albite. The aquamarine crystal has a flat termination with some small modified faces. Specimen is very aesthetic and sits well for display. Information about this occurrence can be read in the Mineralogical Record, Volume 28, Number 3 (1997), pages183-200.

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