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BER4825 - Beryl var. Aquamarine in Albite

$430.00 Weight: 312 g

Skardu District; Baltistan; Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
63mm x 53mm x 31mm
Gorgeous transparent light blue-green aquamarine beryl crystal, measuring 34 x 10 x 9 mm, sitting atop a crystalline albite matrix. Minor muscovite in association. The crystal has a flat termination, surrounded by small minor faces. Crystal has been re-attached to matrix, but this repair is at the base of the crystal and cannot be seen. An early article describing these occurrences can be found in the Mineralogical Record, Volume 28, Number 3 (May-June, 1997), pages 183-200.

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