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Aquamarine
last edited:  11/11/17    number of photos: 19
Aquamarine is beryl, Al2Be3Si6O18
hardness: 7.5 to 8                                                                                                    
beryl as a mineral
                                                     
 

lectures on aquamarine
Aquamarine- Colleen Breen
Aquamarine- Nwande Gardiner 
Aquamarine
- Maggie Monahan 

faceted aquamarine stones
aquamarine, faceted:  A  B  C  D  E  F  G  I

aquamarine, faceted-dark color:  A  B

aquamarine, faceted-rich color:  A

aquamarine, faceted-teardrop shape:  A

 

aquamarine in jewelry 

aquamarine, pendants:  A

aquamarine, ring:  A  B*
aquamarine beads:  A  B  C  D*

 

aquamarine, uncut

aquamarine, crystals:  A  B                                                                              

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special note: aquamarine locations

USA occurrences
California
     Pala, San Diego County
Colorado
     Mount Antero
Connecticut
     New Milford, Litchfield County                                                     
     Haddam Neck, Middlesex County
Maine
     Stoneham, Albany, and Paris, Oxford County
North Carolina
     Hurricane Mountain, Yancy County
     Grassy Creek, Mitchell County

WORLD-WIDE occurrences
Afghanistan

Brazil:
     Jequitinhohna river, near minas Novas, Minas Gerais
     Teofilo Otoni at Marambia, Minas Gerais
     Ceara and Rio Grande do Norte
     Tres Barros mine
India
     Kasmir
     Coimbatore district of Madras
     Rajasthan
Madagascar
Pakistan
Russia
     Mursinsk
     Urulga River, Siberia
     Adul-Chalon Mountains near Transbailalia
     Miask, Orenburg
South-West Africa
     Rossing