Dragon Minerals - Update November 15, 2018

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23290: Beryl and Muscovite
Mt Xuebaoding, Pingwu County, Mianyang Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China
Large cabinet - 15.2 x 8.6 x 3.1 cm (6.0 x 3.4 x 1.2 inches)
Weight - 456 grams (1.00 pounds)
Specimen status: Sold

A flat matrix plate hosts several colorless, tabular beryl crystals, translucent to transparent, on a bed of silvery gray muscovite. Individual beryl crystals reach 2.2 cm across. The beryls are undamaged and the muscovite (for the most part) not matted down. Very typical for these minerals from this famous Chinese locality.

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