- Beryl (Var: Aquamarine)
- Thumbnail, 1.7 x 0.4 x 0.4 cm
- Mt Antero, Chaffee Co., Colorado, USA
This is one of the great classic localities in Colorado that is known predominantly for its superb Aquamarine crystals. This locality dates back a long time in Colorado, and has produced these beautiful blue gem crystals for a century. This piece consists of a sharp, lustrous, GEM/gemmy, fine blue color hexagonal crystal of Beryl (var: Aquamarine). This specimen was collected approximately 30 years ago by Richard A. Kosnar. A fine thumbnail specimen from one of the most well known pegmatite localities in the western U.S. Ex. Richard Kosnar Collection.