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Elbaite Tourmaline on Albite var. Cleavelandite from Laghman Province, Afghanistan

 
Elbaite Tourmaline on Albite var. Cleavelandite from Laghman Province, Afghanistan

Elbaite Tourmaline on Albite var. Cleavelandite from Laghman Province, Afghanistan

Elbaite Tourmaline on Albite var. Cleavelandite from Laghman Province, Afghanistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 44187
Mineral:Elbaite Tourmaline on Albite var. Cleavelandite
Locality:Laghman Province, Afghanistan
Description:Many lustrous translucent green elbaite tourmaline crystals up to 30 mm long on platy white cleavelandite variety of albite feldspar. Most of the elbaite tourmaline crystals have flat, basal pinacoid terminations, with complex striated prism faces.
Overall Size:9x8x4.5 cm
Crystals:4-30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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