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Aquamarine On Quartz

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Aquamarine On Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Jequitinhonha River, Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.5 × 7 × 3.6 cm
Largest Crystal: 
5.20cm
Description

Rather good specimen with a single large aquamarine crystal (5.2 cm) on quartz. Quite nice color contrast.

The crystal is terminated with a little chip at he top.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Aquamarine

Variety Of: 

Beryl

Formula: 
Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Strunz: 
9.CJ.05
Hardness: 
7.5 - 8.0
Formula: 
Be3Al2Si6O18
Hardness: 
0.0
Colour: 
Blue
Streak: 
White

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White

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