• Beryl var. Morganite with Tourmaline
  • Beryl var. Morganite with Tourmaline
  • Beryl var. Morganite with Tourmaline
  • Beryl var. Morganite with Tourmaline
  • Beryl var. Morganite with Tourmaline
  • Beryl var. Morganite with Tourmaline
Gem Minerals

Beryl var. Morganite with Tourmaline

$5,400.00   €5,100  £4,390.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC9244
A single gemmy, very pale pink Morganite Beryl crystal measuring to 2.1 cm nestles in a bed of white bladed Albite Feldspar crystals of the variety Cleavelandite, from the world-famous Stewart mine at Pala in San Diego County, California.  Stubby, pink gemmy Tourmaline prisms surround the Morganite in association with a matrix of more massive granular Albite and Quartz. Although not identified, the Tourmaline is most probably Elbaite.  A single Tourmaline prism to one side is pale candy pink while the prisms on the opposite side are a brighter cerise pink.  The longest Tourmaline crystal measures 1.1 cm.  The Morganite displays frosted prism faces characteristic of this location.  A rare and beautiful miniature Morganite with pink tourmaline on Cleavelandite from the Stewart mine.

Details

Dimensions
3.5 × 3.1 × 2.4 cm
Categories
Ex. Fisher and Kureczka Collection, Gem Minerals, Classic Minerals, Tourmaline
Locality
Stewart Mine, Pala, San Diego Co., California, USA, North America

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Beryl

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