Aquamarine and Schorl


There are only 2 very fine specimens in the world of beautiful gem and blue aquamarine combined with black tourmaline. This is one of the 2 pieces...
These pieces are found in Alpine clefts in the Karakurum mountains at more than 3000 m high. The probabilities to get such a piece saved from destructions either by the mining process or the transport downhill are minuscule...

Photo © Brice Gobin