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Spodumene var. Kunzite from Pala District, Hiriart Hill,, San Diego County, California

 
Spodumene var. Kunzite from Pala District, Hiriart Hill,, San Diego County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 28576
Mineral:Spodumene var. Kunzite
Locality:Pala District, Hiriart Hill,, San Diego County, California
Description:Transparent, pink crystal of spodumene from the original location where this variety was first described and named kunzite, after George Kunz the famous gemologist for Tiffany's. The termination is heavily etched. Ex. A. Lincoln Sherk II, MD. (1896-1970)
Overall Size:5x2.5x1 cm
Crystals:5 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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