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|Beryl var. Morganite (gem-grade etched crystal)
|Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California
|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: 3.3 grams
|For reference only
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