Beryl (Var: Morganite)
White Queen Mine, Hiriart Mountain (Heriart; Heriot; Hiriat Hill), Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
Miniature, 4.4 x 4.4 x 4.3 cm
A gorgeous pink, gemmy and lustrous, euhedral morganite crystal from the famous White Queen Mine of California! This beautiful and excellent crystal is from the personal collection of Norm Dawson, who owned and operated the White Queen from the 1948-1992. The crystal is contacted on the sides, base and back, but remains a very highly representative example of the species and famous locality. The crystal has classic, rich color and form. 123 grams.