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Pollucite on Albite, Lepidolite, Elbaite from Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

 
Pollucite on Albite, Lepidolite, Elbaite from Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Pollucite on Albite, Lepidolite, Elbaite from Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Pollucite on Albite, Lepidolite, Elbaite from Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Pollucite on Albite, Lepidolite, Elbaite from Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Pollucite on Albite, Lepidolite, Elbaite from Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 38846
Mineral:Pollucite on Albite, Lepidolite, Elbaite
Locality:Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
Description:Rare matrix specimen of a single pink-brown transparent pollucite crystal, on a complex matrix of crystallized colorless albite, pink lepidolite and bluish elbaite tourmaline. The pollucite is etched on the faces giving a textured appearance. Ex. George Loud #6357; originally acquired in 2002 from Carter Rich; ex. Christian Rewitzer
Overall Size:7x6x5 cm
Crystals:27 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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