Beryl (Var: Aquamarine)
Skardu Road, Skardu District, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan
Small Cabinet, 6.3 x 1.8 x 1.8 cm
A bright, lustrous, DOUBLY-TERMINTED crystal of aquamarine that is milky through the bottom part, and then absolutely gemmy for the top centimeter. It is complete all around, and has glassy luster. The top termination is superb; the bottom one has some contact and mineral attachment but IS complete (it has a small crystal embedded in it as well!). This fine crystal weighs 37 grams.