Measurements: 40 x 34 x 16 mm
Description: A light coloured blue aquamarine crystal (34 x 10 x 07 mm) sits on a schorl (variety foitite) crystal and some feldspar. Both the schorl and feldspar are partly coated with very minute, greenish / yellowish crystals of a (to us, unknown) mineral.
The aquamarine crystal has a gemmy upper section, a few very small schorl crystal inclusions and a yellowish stain just beneath the surface.
The aquamarine termination has only a few minute nicks. The matrix has very little damage.
The specimen displays well on a flat surface.Weight of Specimen: 19.2 g
Composition: Be3Al2Si6O18 (aquamarine) (feldspar)
on Mohs Scale: (aquamarine) 7.5 -
Location: Erongo, Namibia
Specimen Code: NERA 024
US $ 165