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Spodumene from Nuristan, Afghanistan

 
Spodumene from Nuristan, Afghanistan

Spodumene from Nuristan, Afghanistan

Spodumene from Nuristan, Afghanistan

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Spodumene from Nuristan, Afghanistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 70917
Mineral:Spodumene
Locality:Nuristan, Afghanistan
Description:Lustrous transparent colorless spodumene crystal with pointed chisel-shaped termination. Though the spodumene is colorless it fluoresces bright violet under SW UV illumination. The termination rear edge has a naturally crystallized notch. Collected ca. 1990
Overall Size:35x27x10 mm
Crystals:35 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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