Beryl (Var: Aquamarine)
Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan
Thumbnail, 3.1 x 0.7 x 0.5 cm
This is a very unusual aquamarine crystal. On first glance it seems to be a more of a shape of a parallelogram, with four sides, but then you look closely and see what appear to be bevels on two corners which are the fifth and sixth faces, to make the hexagonal form. Even without this distinction, it is a fine, gemmy, DOUBLY-TERMINATED crystal. 3.1 x 0.7 x 0.5cm