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Spodumene var. Kunzite from BB No. 7 Quarry, Norway, Oxford County, Maine

 
Spodumene var. Kunzite from BB No. 7 Quarry, Norway, Oxford County, Maine

Spodumene var. Kunzite from BB No. 7 Quarry, Norway, Oxford County, Maine

Spodumene var. Kunzite from BB No. 7 Quarry, Norway, Oxford County, Maine

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Spodumene var. Kunzite from BB No. 7 Quarry, Norway, Oxford County, Maine

DESCRIPTION:No. 46585
Mineral:Spodumene var. Kunzite
Locality:BB No. 7 Quarry, Norway, Oxford County, Maine
Description:Transparent blocky kunzite crystal, the pink gem variety of spodumene, in bluish cleavelandite with partial coating of tan-colored cookeite. There is a large kunzite crystal with scattered fragments of other kunzite crystals embedded in the cookeite. Collected by Mrs. MacDonald, owner of MacDonald's Mineral Museum in Saco, Maine
Overall Size:5x3x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-11 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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