Aquamarine with Schorl Crystals and Feldspar - NERA 010

Aquamarine with lovely feldspar inclusions and a small schorl crystal group



Measurements:  46 x 20 x 15 mm

Description:   A light green, double terminated aquamarine crystal, heavily included with bits of white feldspar, hosts a small cluster of schorl crystals and very small bits of schorl. 

The terminations have only minute nicks, while theare is a neat pressure mark on the specimen shaft, near the schorl cluster.

Weight of Specimen:  22.1 g

Chemical Composition:  Be3Al2Si6O18  (aquamarine
                                       NaFe2+3Al6Si6O18(BO3)3(OH)4
 (schorl)    
                                       KAlSi3O8 
 (feldspar)

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  (aquamarine) 7.5 - 8.0
                                          (schorl)  7.5                                      
                                          (feldspar)
 6 - 6.5

Location:  Erongo, Namibia.

Specimen Code:  NERA 010

US $ 75

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