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Petalite from Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

 
Petalite from Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Petalite from Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 14844
Mineral:Petalite
Locality:Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
Description:Rare crystal of translucent gem-petalite from the well known recent find. Fully crystallized on all sides, with complex surface texture resulting from crystal etching. This crystal has a steep, chisel-shaped termination. Gemmy when viewed from the side.
Overall Size:5x3.5x3 cm
Crystals:5 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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