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Beryl var. Morganite from Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil

 
Beryl var. Morganite from Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Beryl var. Morganite from Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 45285
Mineral:Beryl var. Morganite
Locality:Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description:Skeletal crystal of transparent morganite, the pink gem variety of the mineral species beryl, with no matrix and minor limonite stains in a few areas. The surfaces of the crystal are flat and lustrous, but have cavities and negative areas throughout. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #932; originally acquired from Wards in 1976; ex. C.B. Sayer collection #421
Overall Size:35x26x16 mm
Crystals:25-35 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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