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Beryl var. Morganite (gem-grade etched crystal) from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California

 
Beryl var. Morganite (gem-grade etched crystal) from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California

Beryl var. Morganite (gem-grade etched crystal) from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California

Beryl var. Morganite (gem-grade etched crystal) from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 72528
Mineral:Beryl var. Morganite (gem-grade etched crystal)
Locality:Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California
Description:Gem-grade lustrous transparent pink morganite crystal, the gem variety of pink beryl, with complex exterior surfaces caused by severe etching by solutions within the cavity that partially dissolved the morganite following the crystal structure. Weight: 1.12 grams
Overall Size:12x10x8 mm
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Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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