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Elbaite Tourmaline var. Rubellite from Pech, Kunar Valley, Afghanistan

 
Elbaite Tourmaline var. Rubellite from Pech, Kunar Valley, Afghanistan

Elbaite Tourmaline var. Rubellite from Pech, Kunar Valley, Afghanistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 32042
Mineral:Elbaite Tourmaline var. Rubellite
Locality:Pech, Kunar Valley, Afghanistan
Description:Elongated single crystal of pink rubellite variety of elbaite tourmaline. The crystal is medium pink color, with zones of less color. The termination is a six-sided pyramidal form. Some lesser crystals attached to the rear are incomplete. Ex. Chuck Houser
Overall Size:55x8x8 mm
Crystals:55 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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