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Aquamarine

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Aquamarine

Ex Fred (Dr. F. P.) d’Esopo Collection, Ex Wm. W. Pinch.
Gem Crystal

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Description
Locality: 
Chukotka, Russian Federation
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.9 × 0.4 × 0.4 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.90cm
Description

This is a single, matrix free, small prismatic Aquamarine crystal that is well-formed and quite gemmy. It is a very pale aqua blue color and has a stepped termination on one end. There are microscopic pits and minor matrix adhered.

Chukotskiy (Anadyrskiy) Mountains, Northeast USSR

The red initials on top of the d’Esopo label designates he got it from Bill Pinch. Ex Fred (Dr. F. P.) d’Esopo Collection, Ex Wm. W. Pinch.

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
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