|Name:||Emerald, Aquamarine and Beryl|
From "esmeralde" (French) emerald
From "aqua marina" (Latin) sea water
From "beryllos" (Greek) beryl
|Description:||Transparent or translucent crystals. Beryl can be blue, green, yellow or pink. If it is green, then it is called Emerald. If blue, then it is Aquamarine. The photograph on the right shows two Aquamarine on the right, and the rest are (rather poor quality) Emeralds. Below is red Beryl.|
A (very small) cut emerald.
Two crystals of aquamarine (blue beryl).
Two crystals of aquamarine in Quartz.
Two crystals of beryl.