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Aquamarine Orthoclase & Schorl

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Aquamarine Orthoclase & Schorl

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Description
Locality: 
Erongo Mountains, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9.2 × 3.4 × 3.2 cm
Largest Crystal: 
3.30cm
Weight: 
40.00gr
Description

A very nice specimen of Aquamarine, Orthoclase & Schorl from Erongo Moutain, Namibia. There are three large Aquamarine crystals surrounded by some beautiful small Aquamarine crystals. 

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

Orthoclase

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

Schorl

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