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Aquamarine & Schorl On Albite

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Aquamarine & Schorl On Albite

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Description
Locality: 
Sakangyi Pegmatite, Kyauk-Pyat-That, Mogok, Pyin-Oo-Lwin District, Mandalay, Myanmar (former Burma)
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4 × 3.2 × 3.1 cm
Description

A high domed cluster of white albite crystals, which is punctuated by three terminated, lustrous, black schorl crystals and a doubly terminated beryl variety aquamarine crystals lays across the peak of the albite crystal mound.

A attractive specimen on matrix from Sakangyi on the Thabeitkyin-Mogok Road

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

Schorl

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

Albite

Formula: 
NaAlSi3O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.35
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Finnbo (Finbo), Falun, Dalarna, Sweden
Earthstones Australia

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