Measurements: 34 x 27 x 23 mm
Description: A pale blue aquamarine crystal (19 x 05 x 05 mm) with gemmy termination, sits on schorl (variety foitite) crystals with bits of feldspar, the matrix being partly coated with very minute greenish / yellowish crystals of a (to us, unknown) mineral.
The aquamarine crystal has a few minute, as well as a small nick to the edges of its termination. The schorl has very little damage.
The specimen displays well on a flat surface.Weight of Specimen: 14.8 g
Composition: Be3Al2Si6O18 (aquamarine) (feldspar)
on Mohs Scale: (aquamarine) 7.5 -
Location: Erongo, Namibia, Africa.
Specimen Code: NERA 014
US $ 75