Aquamarine Crystals with Schorl and Mica – NERA 015

Aquamarine crystals with embedded mica and schorl crystals

Measurements:  23 x 17 x 13 mm                                               

Description:  A small group of light blue aquamarine crystals with small schorl crystals in and on them. There are also small mica crystals embedded in the aquamarine.

The aquamarine crystals have only a few very small nicks, while some of the small schorl crystals are damaged.

Weight of Specimen:  7.6 g

Chemical Composition:  Be3Al2Si6O18  (aquamarine
                                        NaFe2+3Al6Si6O18(BO3)3(OH)4
 (schorl)                                                                           KAl2(Si3Al)O10(OH,F)2  (muscovite)

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  (aquamarine) 7.5 - 8.0
                                           (schorl)  7.5    KAl2(Si3Al)O10(OH,F)2                                                                                 (muscovite)  2-2.5                   

Location:  Erongo MountainsNamibia.

Specimen Code:  NERA 015

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Aquamarine crystal with gem quality termination - Erongo

Aquamarine crystal with gem quality termination - Erongo