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Beryl var. Aquamarine from Deshong's Quarry, Leiperville, Delaware County, Pennsylvania

 
Beryl var. Aquamarine from Deshong's Quarry, Leiperville, Delaware County, Pennsylvania

DESCRIPTION:No. 18884
Mineral:Beryl var. Aquamarine
Locality:Deshong's Quarry, Leiperville, Delaware County, Pennsylvania
Description:Translucent, green beryl crystal standing up off albite matrix. This specimen carries the true badge-of-honor of specimen found at the time: it has been repaired. See article: Classic Pegmatite Occurrences in Delaware Cty., Pa. in Rocks and Min. 5-6/84. Ex. Westtown School (West Chester, Pa.) Collection no. 7118 (ca. 1880).
Overall Size:7x5x3 cm
Crystals:4 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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