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Spodumene var. Kunzite from Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Spodumene var. Kunzite from Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Spodumene var. Kunzite from Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Mineral:Spodumene var. Kunzite
Locality:Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
Description:Two interconnected terminated transparent pink spodumene crystals (gem variety Kunzite) with striated prism faces and chisel-shaped terminations. The kunzite fluoresces violet under UV illumination.
Overall Size:45x18x12 mm
Crystals:20-45 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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