Aquamarine on Muscovite

The most beautiful aquamarines from China come from Sichuan of Pingwu, Xuebaoding Mt. This specimen belongs to the floater, aquamarines are on both sides of the specimen, which surround the muscovite crystals on all sides. Aquamarines form slightly bluish, glassy shiny, translucent to partially transparent crystals reaching a size of up to 3,1 cm.
Origin Asia » China » Sichuan » Pingwu
Size category Large Cabinet (10-20 cm)
Size 10,7 x 4,9 x 9,2 cm
Weight 336 g
The biggest crystal 3,1 x 2,9 x 1,2 cm


The name beryl comes from the Greek beryllos, which is a designation for gems blue-green like sea water. Chemically, it is a beryllium-aluminum silicate, Be3Al2 (Si6O18). Beryl is known mainly for its gemstone varieties such as emerald, aquamarine, golden beryl, goshenite and morganite. The colors of beryl are from colorless, white, green, yellow-green, green-blue, pink to red. It occurs mainly in pegmatites. The blue type of beryl is called Aquamarine.

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