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Beryl var. Morganite in Quartz from Gillette Quarry, Haddam Neck, Middlesex County, Connecticut

 
Beryl var. Morganite in Quartz from Gillette Quarry, Haddam Neck, Middlesex County, Connecticut

Beryl var. Morganite in Quartz from Gillette Quarry, Haddam Neck, Middlesex County, Connecticut

Beryl var. Morganite in Quartz from Gillette Quarry, Haddam Neck, Middlesex County, Connecticut

Beryl var. Morganite in Quartz from Gillette Quarry, Haddam Neck, Middlesex County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 69665
Mineral:Beryl var. Morganite in Quartz
Locality:Gillette Quarry, Haddam Neck, Middlesex County, Connecticut
Description:Lustrous transparent-to-translucent pink morganite crystal, the pink gem variety of the mineral species beryl, protruding from quartz-albite pegmatite with a second partial crystal. The morganite crystal is hexagonal form with basal pinacoid termination. Ex. Irving Horowitz collection #601, collected ca. 1950
Overall Size:10x8x6 cm
Crystals:40 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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