4 x 3.5 x 2.25 inches
Minas Gerais, Brazil
A substantial beryl! Weighing over 1 pound and measuring 4 inches, this large crysral of green aquamarine beryl from Minas Gerais, Brazil offers good color saturation, translucence, glassy luster and huge size. This piece is representational for the species, showing a bit of accessory muscovite, evidence of its subterranean pegmatite origins. Aquamarine has been used by humankind as a tool for navigation, to aid in mental clarity and inspiration, and as a gemstone used in fine jewelry of many styles throughout the ages. A satisfying addition to any collection, even offering potential to the aspiring lapidarist.