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Spodumene from Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Spodumene from Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Spodumene from Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Locality:Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
Description:Bi-color crystal of transparent spodumene with clean termination and no damage. The color varies from purple in the lower portion to green at the termination. The lower, purple zone fluoresces pink under UV illumination. Ex. Dr. Eugene E. Sensel (1911-2000) collection #M659
Overall Size:9.5x5x1 cm
Crystals:8-9.5 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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