Beryl (Var: Morganite)
Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
Small Cabinet, 5.9 x 4.0 x 3.4 cm
Ex. Dr. Eugene Meieran
This is a rare large floater crystal of morganite weighing 114 grams from San Diego County in California, out of the collection of Gene Meieran. It is a FLOATER, with ornately modified form. The color is an excellent pastel pink. It features a couple of clear "window" faces that give a window into the interior, as well as silky faces - some of these being made up of many smaller faces at all sorts of angles. This fine and rare California piece is also quite fine for what it is - and has unusually good pink color for the locality. These were mined in several periods and this is likely from the 1960s-70s era.