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RM828   Beryl (aquamarine) with albite

Dasso, Skardu, Gilgit, Baltistan, Pakistan

A very curious aquamarine crystal showing a well developed prism and a very interesting termination, not very common for the species. We can see at the top, the sharp faces of the dipyramid. On this terminal faces have grown another crystals finishing on the top by a dipyramid truncated by the pinacoid. It has a slight bluish tone. Transparence and brilliance are very good. It is very vertically disposed on albite crystals matrix. A crystallographic gemmy specimen.


Size: 7,0 x 4,2 x 2,7 cm.
Main crystal: 29 x 8 mm.

 
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