Bavenite on Aquamarine
Skardu, Northern Areas, Pakistan
Miniature, 5.1 x 3.2 x 2.0 cm
This is an incredible example of the species, with exceptionally large spherical aggregates of crystals to 7 mm in size. Bavenite is a rare beryllium minerals! What is more, this rich crystallization is perched ATOP A TERMINATED AQUAMARINE CRYSTAL! (if you turn it over, it looks just fine as an aqua) .