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Mineral Specimen No. 76455:
Elbaite Tourmaline with Albite var. Cleavelandite for sale from Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan.

This mineral specimen Elbaite Tourmaline with Albite var. Cleavelandite from Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Description of Mineral Specimen for sale No. 76455:

Mineral Species: Elbaite Tourmaline with Albite var. Cleavelandite.
Location of origin: Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan.
Description: Lustrous transparent bi-colored elbaite tourmaline crystal with platy white albite (variety: cleavelandite) crystals surrounding the rear prism faces. The elbaite tourmaline crystal is mostly dark green-black with 4 mm green zone and pinkish termination. The crystal faces are clean and in good condition, the outer edges show minor wear. Collected ca. 1993.
Overall size: 4.3x3.3x2.3 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 43 mm
Price: $125 (plus shipping).

Mineral Elbaite Tourmaline with Albite var. Cleavelandite for sale from Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Detail view of mineral Elbaite Tourmaline with Albite var. Cleavelandite for sale from Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Detail view of mineral Elbaite Tourmaline with Albite var. Cleavelandite for sale from Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Detail view of mineral Elbaite Tourmaline with Albite var. Cleavelandite for sale from Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Detail view of mineral Elbaite Tourmaline with Albite var. Cleavelandite for sale from Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Detail view of mineral Elbaite Tourmaline with Albite var. Cleavelandite for sale from Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Detail view of mineral Elbaite Tourmaline with Albite var. Cleavelandite for sale from Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

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Shortwave ultraviolet illuminated mineral Elbaite Tourmaline with Albite var. Cleavelandite for sale from Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

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Longwave ultraviolet illuminated mineral Elbaite Tourmaline with Albite var. Cleavelandite for sale from Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

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