Aquamarine and Schorl Crystals on Smoky Quartz Crystals - NERA 015

Aquamarine and schorl crystals on smoky quartz crystals

Measurements:  43 x 36 x 16 mm                                          

Description:  A few small, pale blue aquamarine crystals and a schorl crystal (as well as a few minute ones), sit on a group of light smoky quartz crystals. The first image on the left was taken in natural sunlight.

The schorl and aquamarine crystals have very little damage, while the quartz crystal group has a few nicks and damage at the bottom.

Weight of Specimen:  22.9 g

Chemical Composition:  Be3Al2Si6O18  (aquamarine
                                       NaFe2+3Al6Si6O18(BO3)3(OH)4
 (schorl)    
                                       SiO2
  (quartz)

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  (aquamarine) 7.5 - 8.0
                                          (schorl)  7.5  
                                          (quartz)       

Location:  Erongo MountainsNamibia.

Specimen Code:  NERA 015

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