Beryl (Var: Aquamarine), Muscovite
Mt Xuebaoding, Pingwu Co., Mianyang Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China
Small Cabinet, 7.8 x 6.8 x 3.8 cm
Two absolutely water-clear, intergrown, tabular aquamarine crystals are very aesthetically set on the matrix plate of pearlescent, gray muscovite from recent Chinese finds at Mt. Xuebaoding. The two crystals are 4.5 cm across and have fine light blue color and complex terminations.