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Spodumene var. Kunzite with Albite from Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

 
Spodumene var. Kunzite with Albite from Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Spodumene var. Kunzite with Albite from Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

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Spodumene var. Kunzite with Albite from Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 35929
Mineral:Spodumene var. Kunzite with Albite
Locality:Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
Description:Bi-colored crystal of kunzite (pink gem-grade spodumene) with hemispherical groups of albite and quartz on one face of the kunzite. The kunzite color is mostly lilac-purple, but the upper 2 cm is green. A very aesthetic specimen. Weight: 242.4 grams
Overall Size:9x5x2 cm
Crystals:9 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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