Geological ‘Aquamarine Crystals’ on Matrix 027070

Geological ‘Aquamarine Crystals’ on Matrix 027070
Rare Geological 'Aquamarine Crystals' on Matrix
1kg, 13 cm. A number of fine single and parallel twinned aquamarine crystals on matrix with accessory albite, muscovite, and an acicular mineral, probably goethite, from Afghanistan. The specimen has at least 14 individual and parallel twinned crystals; the largest crystal and several of the smaller crystals contain inclusions of the acicular mineral, identified as goethite. Aquamarine is one of the gemstone varities of the mineral beryl, a beryllium aluminium silicate. Unusually very fine specimen. Provenance: ex Douglas Rose collection; formerly with Gregory, Botley and Lloyd of London (with a copy of the original invoice dated 28th November 1996 for £425.00).


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