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Spodumene var. Kunzite from Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

 
Spodumene var. Kunzite from Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Spodumene var. Kunzite from Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

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Spodumene var. Kunzite from Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 35928
Mineral:Spodumene var. Kunzite
Locality:Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
Description:Large parallel grouping of hot-pink kunzite (pink gem-grade spodumene) with steep termination on the top and complex termination on the bottom. The front has a single crystal, the rear shows several parallel crystals. Weight: 147.1 grams
Overall Size:7x3.8x2.5 cm
Crystals:6-7 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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