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Beryl var. Morganite from Elizabeth R. Mine, northwest slope of Chief Mountain, Pala District, San Diego County, California

 
Beryl var. Morganite from Elizabeth R. Mine, northwest slope of Chief Mountain, Pala District, San Diego County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 57035
Mineral:Beryl var. Morganite
Locality:Elizabeth R. Mine, northwest slope of Chief Mountain, Pala District, San Diego County, California
Description:Lustrous transparent pale-pink morganite crystal, the pink gem variety of the mineral species beryl, with hexagonal form and flat basal pinacoid termination with secondary edge and corner faces. The rear is a cleaved face. Collected ca. 1980
Overall Size:15x15x6 mm
Crystals:15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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