Beryl (Var: Aquamarine), Muscovite
Mt Xuebaoding, Pingwu Co., Mianyang Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China
Cabinet, 10.0 x 6.6 x 2.4 cm
This is a superb, glassy, gem-clear tabular crystal of aquamarine, sitting in a field of aesthetic bladed muscovites, from Pingwu. The aqua measures 2.8 cm across. The faces really are like glass! It has a faint blue color that does not come out in the photo.