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Aquamarine and Beryl Crystal

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

This uncut crystal, which weighs 15,256 carats (3.1 kg or 6.7 lb), is nearly flawless and shows the classic natural aquamarine color. It is rare to find aquamarine crystals of this size and quality; most are cut into gems.

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  • Title: Aquamarine and Beryl Crystal
  • Location: Minas Gerais, Brazil, South America
  • Type: Gem
  • Rights: This image was obtained from the Smithsonian Institution. The image or its contents may be protected by international copyright laws. http://www.si.edu/termsofuse
  • External Link: View this object record in the Smithsonian Institution Collections Search Center
  • USNM Catalog Number(s): 115228
  • Photo Credit: Chip Clark, Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History
  • Field: Mineral Sciences

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