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Beryl var. Aquamarine from Orchard Quarry, Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine

 
Beryl var. Aquamarine from Orchard Quarry, Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine

Beryl var. Aquamarine from Orchard Quarry, Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine

DESCRIPTION:No. 53605
Mineral:Beryl var. Aquamarine
Locality:Orchard Quarry, Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine
Description:Two partial crystals of transparent-to-translucent aquamarine, the blue-green gem variety of the mi8neral species beryl, in gray quartz-albite pegmatite. Each aquamarine crystal has smooth prism faces and a termination buried in the pegmatite.
Overall Size:12x9x6 cm
Crystals:15-45 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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