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Beryl var. Morganite from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California

 
Beryl var. Morganite from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California

Beryl var. Morganite from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 70185
Mineral:Beryl var. Morganite
Locality:Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California
Description:Complexly etched pale-pink morganite crystal, the pink gem variety of the mineral species beryl, with no matrix attached. Two prism faces of the morganite crystals are evident, but the pocket solutions attacked the other faces partially dissolving them. Collected ca. 1980
Overall Size:22x20x17 mm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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