Beryl (Var: Aquamarine)
Nagar (Nagir), Hunza Valley, Gilgit District, Northern Areas, Pakistan
Cabinet, 9.6 x 1.8 x 1.7 cm
A stately, beautiful, long aquamarine crystal with excellent blue color from Nagar, Pakistan. The glassy crystal is gem-clear below the striking, multi-level termination and becomes translucent downward, typical of many Nagar aquamarines. This is a doubly terminated crystal with the other termination wreathed in bladed cleavelandite and embedded, tiny tourmalines. Weighs 48 grams. Ex. Mijer Collection.