Beryl, Beryl (Var: Aquamarine)
Serra das Eguas, Brumado (Bom Jesus dos Meiras), Bahia, Brazil
Cabinet, 12.9 x 4.9 x 4.9 cm
An unreal, massive specimen with the most incredible ROYAL BLUE color! It is not fake, but is rather a beryl from a unique pocket, is all. It has small gemmy areas throughout. The color has 100% saturation of the piece, which seems to be a massive fragment of beryl that has filled in a cavity or replaced a previous mineral, giving it a contacted-all-around, rough, appearance. Because of its massive-like nature, it is not what I would fully call crystallized, but nevertheless this is an impressive specimen for any beryl or Brazilian suite. And, I have NEVER EVER seen anything like it before. 12.9 x 4.9 x 4.9 cm