Beryl (Var: Aquamarine), Muscovite
Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan
Small Cabinet, 7.8 x 7.8 x 4.3 cm
A big, chunky aquamarine crystal isolated in a bed of "books" of bladed muscovite. The crystal is gemmy, complete and terminated, having terminated at various levels to give it a "stepped" look. The crystal measures 2.4 cm in height and 2 cm across the termination.