Beryl (Var: Morganite), Elbaite, Albite (Var: Cleavelandite), Quartz
Darra-i-Pech (Pech; Peech; Darra-e-Pech) Pegmatite Field, Nangarhar (Ningarhar) Province, Afghanistan
Small Cabinet, 5.8 x 5.0 x 3.6 cm
A classic, sharp, gemmy and lustrous, pastel-pink morganite crystal nicely set upright on cleavelandite and quartz matrix from recent finds in Nuristan, Afghanistan. The 4.1 cm morganite has textbook, hexagonal crystal form and is pristine on the front, top and sides. There are even a few, green, pencil tourmalines on the lower right as a further compliment.