Beryl (Var: Morganite), Tourmaline, Albite
Urucum mine (Tim mine; Corrego do Urucum pegmatite), Galileia, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Small Cabinet, 8.7 x 8.2 x 6.3 cm
Ex. Ed Ruggiero
A SUPERB, pristine, 5.3 cm, GEM, pink morganite crystal jauntitly perched upright on dark green tourmaline-coated, bladed albite matrix from the famous 1973 find at the Corrego do Urucum pegmatite in Brazil. The C-axis side faces are gem-clear on both sides, and the other crystal faces are frosted. Corrego do Urucum morganites remain one of the most sought-after world-wide morganites. Ex Ed Ruggiero Collection. 8.7 x 8.2 x 6.3 cm