Morganite – Two Inch Gem Crystal from the Skardu District


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This morganite crystal from the Skardu District in Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. Skardu is an immense district that contains hundreds of known pegmatites and dozens of active mines that are producing a variety of gemstones including the pink variety of beryl called morganite. It contains the elements Be, Al, Si and O. This crystal is well defined with a hexagonal morphology. It Is complete and intact on all sides with a healed or recrystallized base. The front face is glass-like and transparent while other prism faces are partially covered with a white feldspar micro-crystals. The interior has a rich pink color with a trace of salmon which shows in the photos. This piece measures 2 x 1 1/2 x 1 1/16 inches or 50 x 38 x 26 mm.

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Weight6 oz