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Elbaite Tourmaline (with curved blue termination) from Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

 
Elbaite Tourmaline (with curved blue termination) from Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Elbaite Tourmaline (with curved blue termination) from Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Elbaite Tourmaline (with curved blue termination) from Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Elbaite Tourmaline (with curved blue termination) from Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Elbaite Tourmaline (with curved blue termination) from Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Elbaite Tourmaline (with curved blue termination) from Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Elbaite Tourmaline (with curved blue termination) from Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 69404
Mineral:Elbaite Tourmaline (with curved blue termination)
Locality:Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
Description:Doubly-terminated lustrous transparent green elbaite tourmaline crystal with unusual curved section where the elbaite crystal healed following post-crystallization deformation. The upper termination is blue, the lower termination has many small faces. Weight: 6.6 grams
Overall Size:42x11x9 mm
Crystals:42 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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