This brilliant cluster of BRAZILIANITE crystals is translucent. The longest crystal is 1.0 inch. Color is green with a hint of yellow. The luster is vitreous.This specimen is from the collection of Roger Maynard. Roger is a friend and was a long-time geologist with the US Geological Survey.
AQUAMARINE is the sky-blue to sea-green gem variety of BERYL. This Aquamarine is blue in color, gemmy, and transparent. The specimen is terminated with excellent crystal structure. The sides are adamantine while the top is vitreous. There is minor Muscovite (Mica). This piece is from the collection of Roger Maynard. Roger is a friend and long-time geologist with the US Geological Survey in New Mexico.