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Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

 
Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 46324
Mineral:Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline
Locality:Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
Description:Doubly-terminated transparent-to-translucent pink elbaite tourmaline with a thin green zone on the flat, basal pinacoid termination. The other termination is deep-pink color with many parallel termination faces. Ex. Bob Holzer (1934-2009) collection
Overall Size:5x5x3 cm
Crystals:8-43 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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