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Schorl & Aquamarine

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Schorl & Aquamarine

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Description
Locality: 
Erongo Mountains, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.5 × 2.8 × 2 cm
Description

A well formed cluster of highly lustrous schorl crystals with several inter-grown sharp terminated, end-pointed and highly lustrous aquamarine crystals. A very aesthetic combination with great contrast.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Schorl

Formula: 
Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Strunz: 
9.CK.05
Hardness: 
7.0

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
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