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Spodumene var. Kunzite with Beryl, Quartz, Lepidolite and Elbaite Tourmaline from Laghman Province, Afghanistan

 
Spodumene var. Kunzite with Beryl, Quartz, Lepidolite and Elbaite Tourmaline from Laghman Province, Afghanistan

Spodumene var. Kunzite with Beryl, Quartz, Lepidolite and Elbaite Tourmaline from Laghman Province, Afghanistan

Spodumene var. Kunzite with Beryl, Quartz, Lepidolite and Elbaite Tourmaline from Laghman Province, Afghanistan

Spodumene var. Kunzite with Beryl, Quartz, Lepidolite and Elbaite Tourmaline from Laghman Province, Afghanistan

Spodumene var. Kunzite with Beryl, Quartz, Lepidolite and Elbaite Tourmaline from Laghman Province, Afghanistan

Spodumene var. Kunzite with Beryl, Quartz, Lepidolite and Elbaite Tourmaline from Laghman Province, Afghanistan

Spodumene var. Kunzite with Beryl, Quartz, Lepidolite and Elbaite Tourmaline from Laghman Province, Afghanistan

Spodumene var. Kunzite with Beryl, Quartz, Lepidolite and Elbaite Tourmaline from Laghman Province, Afghanistan

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Spodumene var. Kunzite with Beryl, Quartz, Lepidolite and Elbaite Tourmaline from Laghman Province, Afghanistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 72298
Mineral:Spodumene var. Kunzite with Beryl, Quartz, Lepidolite and Elbaite Tourmaline
Locality:Laghman Province, Afghanistan
Description:Lustrous transparent pink kunzite crystals, the pink variety of spodumene, to 50 mm in lustrous transparent smoky quartz crystals to 40 mm with transparent pale-pink beryl crystals to 12 mm, green elbaite tourmaline to 20 mm, pink-gray lepidolite to 1 mm Ex. G. McLoughlin collection; ex. Herb Obodda
Overall Size:7.5x6.5x5 cm
Crystals:1-50 mm
Status: For reference only
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