Beryl (Var: Aquamarine)
Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan
Miniature, 4.8 x 4.2 x 3.3 cm
A big, fat, chunky compound crystal of gem aquamarine, sharp as can be, with multiple superb terminations. It is complete and undamaged, and highly transparent, with light blue color and glassy luster. There are interesting bevels around the top termination. This big crystal weighs 73 grams.