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Elbaite and Smoky Quartz from Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

 
Elbaite and Smoky Quartz from Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Elbaite and Smoky Quartz from Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Elbaite and Smoky Quartz from Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Elbaite and Smoky Quartz from Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 62948
Mineral:Elbaite and Smoky Quartz
Locality:Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
Description:Lustrous striated transparent pale-pink elbaite tourmaline crystals to 48 mm intergrown with opaque black smoky quartz crystals to 24 mm. The elbaite tourmaline crystals spanned the cavity and have incomplete terminations at both ends.
Overall Size:5x2.5x2 cm
Crystals:2-48 mm
Status: For reference only
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