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Elbaite Tourmaline over Quartz from Nuristan, Afghanistan

 
Elbaite Tourmaline over Quartz from Nuristan, Afghanistan

Elbaite Tourmaline over Quartz from Nuristan, Afghanistan

Elbaite Tourmaline over Quartz from Nuristan, Afghanistan

Elbaite Tourmaline over Quartz from Nuristan, Afghanistan

Elbaite Tourmaline over Quartz from Nuristan, Afghanistan

Elbaite Tourmaline over Quartz from Nuristan, Afghanistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 78916
Mineral:Elbaite Tourmaline over Quartz
Locality:Nuristan, Afghanistan
Description:Many lustrous transparent blue elbaite tourmaline crystals intermixed with translucent gray quartz. The elbaite crystals have striated prism faces with flat basal pinacoid terminations modified by shallow pyramidal faces. Collected ca. 1990
Overall Size:34x22x18 mm
Crystals:3-13 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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