Beryl (Var: Aquamarine), Schorl
Erongo Mountain, Usakos and Omaruru Districts, Erongo Region, Namibia
Miniature, 4.9 x 2.9 x 2.1 cm
A complete and terminated crystal of aquamarine from the Erongo Mountains, with about the typical transparency (transparent-to-translucent) for the aquamarines from this locality. Two crystals of black schorl tourmaline have grown across it, and there is some accenting feldspar as well.