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Beryl var. Morganite with Quartz, Elbaite, Albite from Mawi Pegmatite, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

 
Beryl var. Morganite with Quartz, Elbaite, Albite from Mawi Pegmatite, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Beryl var. Morganite with Quartz, Elbaite, Albite from Mawi Pegmatite, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Beryl var. Morganite with Quartz, Elbaite, Albite from Mawi Pegmatite, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Beryl var. Morganite with Quartz, Elbaite, Albite from Mawi Pegmatite, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 43999
Mineral:Beryl var. Morganite with Quartz, Elbaite, Albite
Locality:Mawi Pegmatite, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
Description:Doubly-terminated pale pink morganite crystal, the pink gem variety of the species beryl, 33 mm across with glassy termination faces modified by complex secondary edge faces with waxy luster. The quartz-albite matrix has many green elbaite tourmalines.
Overall Size:5x5x3.5 cm
Crystals:1-33 mm
Status: For reference only
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