Beryl v. Aquamarine, Albite
Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
5.5 cm x 3 cm Aqua crystal
7.cm x 5.5cm Overall specimen size
This superb robin’s egg blue aquamarine crystal is nestled into a bed of snow white albite feldspar. The combination provides lovely contrast. The aquamarine crystal is gemmy and lustrous with internal feathering. It’s in excellent condition with no bruising.
Photo credit: Tom Spann