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Aquamarine & Orthoclase

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Aquamarine & Orthoclase

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Description
Locality: 
Erongo Mountains, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.5 × 3 × 2.5 cm
Description

A single terminated pale blue aquamarine crystal on white orthoclase crystals

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

Orthoclase

Formula: 
KAlSi3O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.30
Hardness: 
6.0
Streak: 
White
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