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Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Beryl (var. aquamarine)

This triangular cut aquamarine exhibits an icy blue color and is the first aquamarine from Pakistan for the National Gem Collection.
Photo by Greg Polley. Click to zoom.
Catalog Number NMNH G11465-00
Locality Pakistan
Weight 48.27 ct

Gift of Smithsonian Gem and Mineral Collectors in 2013.

This triangular cut gem is a slightly greenish-blue color and weighs 48.27 carats. It is the first aquamarine gem from Pakistan and an important addition to the National Gem Collection.


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