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Beryl var. Aquamarine from Pech, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

 
Beryl var. Aquamarine from Pech, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Beryl var. Aquamarine from Pech, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 14723
Mineral:Beryl var. Aquamarine
Locality:Pech, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
Description:Single crystal of translucent blue aquamarine beryl with no matrix attached. The flat termination is lustrous (with minor ding) and transparent. On the back side are bubble-shaped cavities on the surface from partial inclusions, now dissolved away.
Overall Size:36x17x15 mm
Crystals:36 mm
Status: For reference only
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