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Aquamarine Smoky Quartz & Orthoclase

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Aquamarine Smoky Quartz & Orthoclase

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Description
Locality: 
Diamond Rocks, Mourne Mountains, County Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8 × 4.5 × 4 cm
Description

A small aquamarine crystal with a pleasing blue colour associated with smoky quartz and orthoclase. From a famous location where aquamarine is now very difficult to find.

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

Smoky Quartz

Variety Of: 

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Hardness: 
7.0
Formula: 
SiO2
Hardness: 
0.0

Orthoclase

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