4 x 3 x 2.25 inches
Minas Gerais, Brazil
Aquamarine beryl has captivated humankind for centuries. From its use as a navigation aid to custom gem cuts used in modern art jewelry, this mineral variety is well known and loved, yet good examples are not easy to come by. This naturally robust specimen comes from Minas Gerais, Brazil. Measuring 4 inches wide, this cabinet specimen features glassy beryl crystals with a greenish tint nestled into a bed of sheet-like muscovite mica, typical of most pegmatite environments. This representational collector’s specimen from Minas Gerais is a nicely balanced addition to any collection of fine minerals.