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Spodumene var. Kunzite (twinned crystal) from Mawi Pegmatite, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

 
Spodumene var. Kunzite (twinned crystal) from Mawi Pegmatite, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Spodumene var. Kunzite (twinned crystal) from Mawi Pegmatite, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Spodumene var. Kunzite (twinned crystal) from Mawi Pegmatite, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Spodumene var. Kunzite (twinned crystal) from Mawi Pegmatite, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Spodumene var. Kunzite (twinned crystal) from Mawi Pegmatite, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Spodumene var. Kunzite (twinned crystal) from Mawi Pegmatite, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Spodumene var. Kunzite (twinned crystal) from Mawi Pegmatite, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Spodumene var. Kunzite (twinned crystal) from Mawi Pegmatite, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 75097
Mineral:Spodumene var. Kunzite (twinned crystal)
Locality:Mawi Pegmatite, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
Description:Lustrous transparent pink gem-grade kunzite crystal, the pink gem variety of the mineral species spodumene, fully crystallized on all faces with no attachment point a floater. The kunzite crystal is contact-twinned with twin plane easily visible. Ex. Lloyd Tate collection, acquired ca. 1999. Weight: 130.0 grams
Overall Size:53x41x32 mm
Crystals:53 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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