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Beryl var. Morganite from Pech Valley, Kunar Province, Afghanistan

 
Beryl var. Morganite from Pech Valley, Kunar Province, Afghanistan

Beryl var. Morganite from Pech Valley, Kunar Province, Afghanistan

Beryl var. Morganite from Pech Valley, Kunar Province, Afghanistan

Beryl var. Morganite from Pech Valley, Kunar Province, Afghanistan

Beryl var. Morganite from Pech Valley, Kunar Province, Afghanistan

Beryl var. Morganite from Pech Valley, Kunar Province, Afghanistan

Beryl var. Morganite from Pech Valley, Kunar Province, Afghanistan

Beryl var. Morganite from Pech Valley, Kunar Province, Afghanistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 78930
Mineral:Beryl var. Morganite
Locality:Pech Valley, Kunar Province, Afghanistan
Description:Tabular lustrous transparent pink morganite crystal, the pink gem variety of the mineral species beryl, with remnants of light-colored pocket clay on the rear face. The morganite crystal has unusual linear wispy inclusions (microscopic bubbles?). Collected ca. 1990. Weight: 12.2 grams
Overall Size:32x28x12 mm
Crystals:32 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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