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Aquamarine & Siderite

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Aquamarine & Siderite

Floater

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Description
Locality: 
Erongo Mountains, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.2 × 3.1 × 1.7 cm
Description

The specimen is developed as floater. The siderite at the base formed a discus consisting of tiny, dark brown crystals. On it you can see a double terminated, highly lustrous auamarine crystal in dark blue color. A wonderful, very aesthetic assemble and an amazing combination!

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

Siderite

Formula: 
FeCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.5
Streak: 
White
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