Beryl (Var: Aquamarine), Feldspar Group, Muscovite
Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan
Miniature, 4.7 x 4.6 x 2.5 cm
This specimen features a group of wonderful gemmy crystals up to 1.2 cm with light blue color and glassy luster. These crystals have a thin layer at the termination where the color is much darker than the rest of the prism. The Aquamarines sit amongst a group of rather lustrous, beige color, "Carlsbad" twinned Feldspar crystals and minor associated Muscovite. Ex. Richard Kosnar Collection.