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Clinohumite from Ladjuar Medam, Koksha Valley, Badakshan, Afghanistan

 
Clinohumite from Ladjuar Medam, Koksha Valley, Badakshan, Afghanistan

Clinohumite from Ladjuar Medam, Koksha Valley, Badakshan, Afghanistan

Clinohumite from Ladjuar Medam, Koksha Valley, Badakshan, Afghanistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 40855
Mineral:Clinohumite
Locality:Ladjuar Medam, Koksha Valley, Badakshan, Afghanistan
Description:Superb specimen of a translucent wine-red clinohumite crystal on tan-colored matrix. The clinohumite crystal has many complex faces all around. In the past many dealers mislabeled this find as chondrodite, but testing in 1986 proved the identification.
Overall Size:33x18x15 mm
Crystals:16 mm
Status: For reference only
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