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TitleAquamarine, faceted gemstone
DescriptionAquamarine is the blue, or perhaps more correctly, blue-green or aqua variety of the mineral beryl. Other gemstone color varieties that belong to beryl (Be3Al2Si6O18) include emerald, morganite, and heliodor.
PhotographerDarla Sondrol. 2002-02-05.
CollectionWard’s Natural Science, 49 E 6202.
Key wordsaquamarine, beryl
Tech details21 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera; 60mm AF Nikon micro lens.
GeoDIL number2244