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Zircon from Chilas, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

 
Zircon from Chilas, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Zircon from Chilas, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Zircon from Chilas, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 44242
Mineral:Zircon
Locality:Chilas, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
Description:Translucent red octahedral zircon crystals in dark mica matrix. Areas of the zircon crystals have gray-pink lighter color that obscures the crystal form at first glance. But the octahedrons are complete. The zircon fluoresces yellow under UV.
Overall Size:6x4.5x4 cm
Crystals:8-30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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