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Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Kunar, Afghanistan

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Kunar, Afghanistan

Mineral:Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline
Locality:Kunar, Afghanistan
Description:Sharp, well crystallized rubellite tourmaline crystal with shallow pyramidal termination. Color is a deep pink and the crystal is transparent with internal flaws - no external damage. Minor albite attached to base.
Overall Size:5x3x3 cm
Crystals:5 cm
Archived: For reference only






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