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

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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 46291
Mineral:Elbaite Tourmaline
Locality:Madani Khalan, Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
Description:Large group of parallel bi-colored translucent-to-transparent lustrous elbaite tourmaline crystals with flat, basal pinacoid terminations. The elbaite tourmaline crystals are mostly blue with 1 mm pink zone at the terminations. Ex. Bob Holzer (1934-2009) collection
Overall Size:8x5x4.5 cm
Crystals:20-83 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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