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Spodumene var. Kunzite (gem-grade) from Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

 
Spodumene var. Kunzite (gem-grade) from Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Spodumene var. Kunzite (gem-grade) from Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 34331
Mineral:Spodumene var. Kunzite (gem-grade)
Locality:Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
Description:Cleavage of a lilac-purple spodumene crystal with large internal areas that are flawless and could produce a 9-10 mm faceted gemstone. One zone fluoresces brightly under UV illumination.
Overall Size:40x20x12 mm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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