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Elbaite Tourmaline (intersecting crystals) from Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

 
Elbaite Tourmaline (intersecting crystals) from Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Elbaite Tourmaline (intersecting crystals) from Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Elbaite Tourmaline (intersecting crystals) from Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 69508
Mineral:Elbaite Tourmaline (intersecting crystals)
Locality:Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
Description:Several segments of elbaite tourmaline crystals that intersected and grew together, possibly the result of post-crystallization fracturing of a single crystal that healed off center. The elbaite is green with faint pink color at the termination. Weight: 5.3 grams
Overall Size:40x12x5 mm
Crystals:2-30 mm segments
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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