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Zircon from Hunza Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Zircon from Hunza Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Zircon from Hunza Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Locality:Hunza Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Description:Large red zircon crystal in dark schist matrix. The zircon crystal appears to be complete, though the bottom looks like it grew against another mineral (imperfect). Fluoresces dull yellow under UV illumination.
Overall Size:6x4x4 cm
Crystals:3 cm
Archived: For reference only






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