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Spodumene var. Kunzite from Pala Chief Mine, Pala District, San Diego County, California

 
Spodumene var. Kunzite from Pala Chief Mine, Pala District, San Diego County, California

Spodumene var. Kunzite from Pala Chief Mine, Pala District, San Diego County, California

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Spodumene var. Kunzite from Pala Chief Mine, Pala District, San Diego County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 36951
Mineral:Spodumene var. Kunzite
Locality:Pala Chief Mine, Pala District, San Diego County, California
Description:Flawless gem-grade crystal of kunzite, the pink variety of spodumene. The crystal is fully crystallized on all surfaces with no point of attachment - a floater. The crystal surfaces are glassy, with complex crystal textures throughout. Superb. Ex. N. Dawson collection
Overall Size:7x2.5x1.5 cm
Crystals:7 cm
Status: For reference only
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