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Pencil Point
If you could really write with it, this crystal would be the nicest looking pencil. The flat surfaces on the top make it look like a pencil tip.
Mineral Measurement
This aquamarine is from the country of Pakistan. It is 3 centimeters (cm) wide, 3 cm deep, and 7 cm long, just about the size of a glue stick.
High Clarity
The best aquamarines have high clarity.
Aquamarine is a variety of the mineral beryl that can be blue or greenish-blue. It can grow as a beautiful six-sided crystal. These crystals can be tiny or very large. Some are even up to 100 pounds! Its name comes from “aqua,” which means water and “marine,” which means sea.
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From blue to a little greenish blue, aquamarine is a gem to behold!
Famous Aquamarine
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England’s Queen Elizabeth received an aquamarine as a gift from the president and people of Brazil. She had a tiara made for it.
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In ancient times, sailors used to wear amulets of aquamarine for protection at sea. The amulets were engraved with Poseidon or Neptune, the gods of the sea. 
what's in a name?
(noun) Aquamarine comes from two Latin words: aqua for water and mare  for sea. Therefore, it means seawater.

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