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Spodumene var. Kunzite from Khara Khul, Kunar Province, Afghanistan

 
Spodumene var. Kunzite from Khara Khul, Kunar Province, Afghanistan

Spodumene var. Kunzite from Khara Khul, Kunar Province, Afghanistan

Spodumene var. Kunzite from Khara Khul, Kunar Province, Afghanistan

Spodumene var. Kunzite from Khara Khul, Kunar Province, Afghanistan

Spodumene var. Kunzite from Khara Khul, Kunar Province, Afghanistan

Spodumene var. Kunzite from Khara Khul, Kunar Province, Afghanistan

Spodumene var. Kunzite from Khara Khul, Kunar Province, Afghanistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 46298
Mineral:Spodumene var. Kunzite
Locality:Khara Khul, Kunar Province, Afghanistan
Description:Elongated gem-grade bi-colored spodumene crystal with complex termination and striated prism faces. The upper third of the spodumene crystal is colorless, the lower two-thirds are kunzite, the pink gem variety of spodumene. One rear edge has a contact. Ex. Bob Holzer (1934-2009) collection
Overall Size:16.5x2.5x2 cm
Crystals:165 mm
Status: For reference only
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