Aquamarine and Schorl – NERA 016

Group of pale blue aquamarine crystals with schorl



Measurements:  40 x 22 x 18 mm

Description:  A group of pale blue aquamarine crystals, with schorl crystals (variety foitite) inside and on some of its surfaces. There are also bits of white feldspar on some surfaces. 

The specimen has very little damage.

Weight of Specimen:  13.1 g

Chemical Composition:  Be3Al2Si6O18  (aquamarine
                                       NaFe2+3Al6Si6O18(BO3)3(OH)4
 (schorl)    
                                       KAlSi3O8 
 (feldspar)  

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  (aquamarine) 7.5 - 8.0
                                           (schorl)  7.5                                      
                                           (feldspar)
 6 - 6.5

Location:  Erongo, Namibia, Africa.

Specimen Code:  NERA 016

US $ 45






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