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Aquamarine & Muscovite

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Aquamarine & Muscovite

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Description
Locality: 
Gilgit, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.7 × 3.2 × 3 cm
Description

A beautiful transparent blue aquamarine crystal with tan coloured complete muscovite books down one side. This specimen was purchased in Gilgit in the mid 1980's when the Pakistani Gem Corporation first started marketing these remarkable crystals. The aquamarine and muscovite are both free of damage and the aqua has great lustre and good natural colour.

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

Muscovite

Formula: 
KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Strunz: 
9.EC.15
Hardness: 
2.5
Streak: 
White
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