Beryl (Var: Aquamarine), Muscovite
Nagar (Nagir), Hunza Valley, Gilgit District, Northern Areas, Pakistan
Cabinet, 11.4 x 9.1 x 5.4 cm
A glassy, gem-clear aquamarine crystal is isolated in the middle of a field of bladed muscovites. The aqua measures 2 cm in height and 1.7 cm across the termination in the longest direction. It is pristine. There are a few smaller aquas here and there on the matrix as well.