Beryl var. Goshenite on Muscovite from Mt. Xuebaoding
Dimension: 8cm x 5.2cm x 2.4cm
Locality: Huya W-Sn-Be deposit (Pingwu beryl mine), Huya township, Mt Xuebaoding, Pingwu Co., Mianyang Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China
Outstanding specimen of gem Beryl var. Goshenite decorated beautifully by Muscovite flowers from Mt Xuebaoding, China. The colourless variety of the Beryl is much rarer than the blue one Aquamarine. It displays completely transparent, gem and water-clear Goshenite crystals to 2cm. They are colorless, strongly glassy lustrous, perfectly terminated tabular crystals with beautiful rainbow color showcasing on the main crystal. The specimen has beautiful stand all over 180 degree. It is much nicer in person than photos.