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Spodumene var. Kunzite from Pala District, San Diego County, California (Type Locality for Kunzite)

 
Spodumene var. Kunzite from Pala District, San Diego County, California (Type Locality for Kunzite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 44349
Mineral:Spodumene var. Kunzite
Locality:Pala District, San Diego County, California (Type Locality for Kunzite)
Description:Doubly-terminated kunzite crystal, the transparent pink gem variety of the mineral species spodumene, with natural crystal faces on the front and three flat cleavage faces on the rear. Ex. Chas. W. Velte Jr. (1914-1987) collection
Overall Size:25x16x12 mm
Crystals:25 mm
Status: For reference only
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