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Spodumene var. Kunzite from Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Spodumene var. Kunzite from Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Mineral:Spodumene var. Kunzite
Locality:Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
Description:Two parallel crystals of pink kunzite (pink gem-grade spodumene) with remnants of pocket clay near the termination. Both crystal are terminated and have pronounced surface striations on the prism faces. Fluoresces violet under UV illumination.
Overall Size:48x16x5 mm
Crystals:48 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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