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Elbaite Tourmaline from Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

 
Elbaite Tourmaline from Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Elbaite Tourmaline from Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Elbaite Tourmaline from Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Elbaite Tourmaline from Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 46275
Mineral:Elbaite Tourmaline
Locality:Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
Description:Bi-colored transparent elbaite tourmaline with three-faced pyramidal termination and striated prism faces. The elbaite crystal is mostly green with pink zones at the termination and bottom end. The rear top corner has remnants of included white albite. Ex. Bob Holzer (1934-2009) collection
Overall Size:7.5x2x1.5 cm
Crystals:75 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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