- Beryl (Var: Aquamarine)
- Cabinet, 9.7 x 7.1 x 3.9 cm
- Gilgit, Gilgit District, Northern Areas, Pakistan
A plate consisting of probably two dozen very light blue, very lustrous crystals of aquamarine, tightly inter-grown (some are actually compound or "siamese" crystals). Bladed muscovite adds a pretty accent to this rich cluster. Crystals are all terminated!