Beryl (Var: Morganite), Albite, Quartz, Schorl, Muscovite
Mawi pegmatite, Laghman (Lagman; Nuristan) Province, Afghanistan
Small Cabinet, 5.3 x 4.2 x 3.6 cm
A group of rich pink, translucent, lustrous, hexagonal Beryl (var: "Morganite") crystals sit atop a matrix of off-white blocky Albite (var "Cleavelandite") crystals with Quartz and minor Muscovite and Schorl. The largest Morganite crystal measures 2.6 cm across, but please note that the back of the crystal group is contacted. A very attractive and well crystallized display specimen of this classic pegmatite material.