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Aquamarine

ex Cyril Richter collection

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Locality: 
Yinnietharra, Upper Gascoyne Shire, Western Australia, Australia
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3 × 1 × 0.5 cm
Description

A very rare, gemmy, pale blue aquamarine crystal from the Yinnietharra Pegmatite. Flat termination and heavily ridged faces. It appears to be internally flawless.

Found by Stan Soklich some 50 years ago and was in the collection of Cyril Richter 20 years.

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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