Aquamarine (gem pencil)

Bien, Basha Valley, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan
Small Cabinet, 7.8 x 0.6 x 0.5 cm
Start Time: 12/10/2009 6:30:00 pm (CST)
End Time: 12/17/2009 6:30:00 pm (CST)
Auction Closed

Item Description

When it comes to Aquamarine, Pakistan is the most productive country for specimens in the modern age of mineral collecting. Some of the very finest quality Aquamarine specimens come from the various pegmatites in the Pakistani Himalayas, especially in the Shigar Valley. This crystal is a sharp, doulby-terminated, gem quality "pencil" with good glassy luster and a soft blue color. Valued at $700-$900.

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