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Elbaite Tourmaline from Kunar, Afghanistan

 
Elbaite Tourmaline from Kunar, Afghanistan

Elbaite Tourmaline from Kunar, Afghanistan

Elbaite Tourmaline from Kunar, Afghanistan

Elbaite Tourmaline from Kunar, Afghanistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 17988
Mineral:Elbaite Tourmaline
Locality:Kunar, Afghanistan
Description:Lustrous translucent pink elbaite tourmaline crystals to 30 mm long on quartz-albite matrix with areas coated by spherical white mica crystals, probably muscovite. The elbaite crystals have striated prism faces and three-faced pyramidal terminations.
Overall Size:9x8x3 cm
Crystals:micro-30 mm
Status: For reference only
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