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Beryl var. Aquamarine from Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

 
Beryl var. Aquamarine from Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Beryl var. Aquamarine from Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Beryl var. Aquamarine from Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 52655
Mineral:Beryl var. Aquamarine
Locality:Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Description:Parallel group of glassy aquamarine crystals, the blue gem variety of the mineral species beryl. The aquamarine crystals are elongated hexagonal form with basal pinacoid termination and secondary corner faces. One rear face has a crystallized contact. Acquired in 1995 from H. Obodda
Overall Size:6x3.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:40-62 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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