Goshenite (Beryl) on Schorl
Erongo Mtns., Namibia
Miniature, 3.8 x 3.7 x 2.7 cm
Numerous crystals of glassy goshenite (I keep wanting to call them apatite!), to 1.6 cm, are perched suspended in a maze of jet black schorl on this unique and sculptural specimen. In person, it is very bright, aesthetic, and appealing for its complexity. Complete all around - on the backside more schorl and less apatite, but they are sharp and isolated.