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Beryl var. Aquamarine on Muscovite from Nagar, Hunza Valley, Gilgit District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

 
Beryl var. Aquamarine on Muscovite from Nagar, Hunza Valley, Gilgit District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Beryl var. Aquamarine on Muscovite from Nagar, Hunza Valley, Gilgit District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 46225
Mineral:Beryl var. Aquamarine on Muscovite
Locality:Nagar, Hunza Valley, Gilgit District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Description:Thin crystal of silvery muscovite mica 40 mm across with one face overgrown with transparent aquamarine crystals, the blue variety of the mineral species beryl, to 19 mm long. The aquamarine crystals are elongated hexagonal prisms with lustrous faces. Ex. Bob Holzer (1934-2009) collection
Overall Size:4x3x1 cm
Crystals:1-19 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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