Aquamarine with Muscovite on Feldspar from Shigar Pakistan
This piece is from famous and well known locality from Pakistan. The gemmy elongated crystal, with a length of 4.8 cm, is shooting out vertically of the well crystalized feldspar matrix & beautiful muscovite, like a rocket into heaven!
The crystal is absolutely intact without any ding or damage at all specially the shape size and quality is totally different from other aquamarines. The crystal has a beautiful turquois-blue color, depending on the light source used! The prism faces are highly lustrous, showing a beautiful grooving, what looks gorgeous!
This you can also see very well on the attached video. It is glassy and transparent with beautiful helix as well. The matrix is consisting of well crystallized Albite in association with very beautiful yellow muscovite.
The visual impact of this piece is breathtaking. its so hard to appreciate it’s real beauty unless seen in person and hold in hand, in person its just unbelievable! It is truly insane and the quality speaks for it self and clarity and luster is the best we have seen it shines like a diamond just truly an amazing find.
Aquamarine with Muscovite on Feldspar from Shigar Pakistan Specification
Cabinet Large Size:
(LWD) 8 x 6.5 x 6.2 cm
Xl: 4.8 x 1.6 x 1.5 cm
Weight: 222 grams
Shigar Valley, Skardu, Pakistan.