Beryl (Var: Heliodor)
Slocum Quarry, East Hampton, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Small Cabinet, 6.9 x 2.6 x 2.0 cm
An OLD-TIME, lustrous, translucent, yellow heliodor crystal from the famous Slocum Quarry at East Hampton, Connecticut. This rare doubly-terminated crystal is in good condition overall with just minor wear from being removed from encasing rock matrix. Terminated though one termination is re-healed. Rarely are Connecticut heliodors of this quality available. Henry Minot specimen.