Beryl (Var: Aquamarine), Muscovite, Albite (Var: Cleavelandite)
Galileia, Doce Valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Cabinet, 10.8 x 9.8 x 8.8 cm
Here is a very large, transparent crystal of aquamarine, of hexagonal tabular form, from Brazil. This impressive 5-cm crystal is gorgeously set amongst thick books of shimmering, very large sheety crystals of muscovite. Milky cleavelandite adds a final pretty accent.