Dragon Minerals - Update December 16, 2018

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27541: Beryl (variety Aquamarine) - $50
Gilgit District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Miniature - 4.0 x 2.9 x 2.0 cm (1.6 x 1.1 x 0.8 inches)
27 grams (0.06 pounds)
Specimen status: Available    Send an email to order

Here we have a sharply-terminated, glassy aquamarine with a pleasant light blue color. Mostly transparent to translucent, and with a silky luster due to vertical striations. A plug of white feldspar is attached to the back. Incomplete at the base, where removed from matrix, and where currently mounted to an acrylic stand (which can be easily removed if desired, but it provides for nice display). Better color, luster, and transparency than the photos suggest.

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