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Aquamarine & Cassiterite

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Aquamarine & Cassiterite

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Description
Locality: 
Kyrk-Bulak, Turkestan Range, Osh Oblast, Kyrgyzstan
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
6.8 × 7 × 4.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
5.80cm
Description

Pale blue, lustrous, partly transparent, prismatic aquamarine crystals up to 5.8 cm tall on matrix, associated with rather sharp black, lustrous, cassiterite crystals up to 2 cm across, from a rare locality Kyrk-Bulak in Kyrgyzstan. A very interesting combination from a locality which is not often seen.

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

Cassiterite

Formula: 
SnO2
Strunz: 
4.DB.05
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
6.0 - 7.0

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