Beryl (Var: Morganite)
White Queen Mine, Hiriart Mountain (Heriart; Heriot; Hiriat Hill), Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
Small Cabinet, 5.5 x 5.2 x 3.9 cm
A gorgeous pink, gemmy and lustrous, euhedral morganite crystal from the White Queen Mine of California. This fine crystal is from the personal collection of Norm Dawson, who owned and operated the White Queen from the 1948-1992. One face is water-clear, one face is water-clear and very lightly frosted, three faces are etched and one face is contacted. The crystal has classic, rich color and form. Weighs 191 grams.