Beryl (Var: Aquamarine), Muscovite
Miniature, 3.4 x 1.3 x 1.2 cm
Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan
A gemmy, lustrous, water-clear, doubly terminated aquamarine crystal with an aesthetically attached bit of muscovite at the base from the Shigar Valley area of Pakistan. The aqua has very interesting, paralllel, internal growth refractions. One side face has a small contact, but it is in no way detracting from this beautiful gem crystal. 3.4 x 1.3 x 1.2 cm