Aquamarine belongs to beryl family. The color of aquamarine varies from light blue color to blue-green color. Its light blue color is just like the color of sky while the deep blue color is like the sea color. Light green beryl is also converted into aquamarine gemstone if it is heated at 750 F (400 C). However, it is a gemstone which is durable but prolong exposure to light may fade color of aquamarine.
You can find different types of aquamarine which comes in different colors. Yellow beryl is known as heliodor, red beryl as formerly bixbite, rose pink beryl as morganite and white beryl as goshenite. All of them are translucent and beautiful in appearance.