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Afghanite from Lajuar Madan, Sar-e-Sang District, Kokscha Valley, Badakshan, Afghanistan (Type Locality for Afghanite)

 
Afghanite from Lajuar Madan, Sar-e-Sang District, Kokscha Valley, Badakshan, Afghanistan (Type Locality for Afghanite)

Afghanite from Lajuar Madan, Sar-e-Sang District, Kokscha Valley, Badakshan, Afghanistan (Type Locality for Afghanite)

Afghanite from Lajuar Madan, Sar-e-Sang District, Kokscha Valley, Badakshan, Afghanistan (Type Locality for Afghanite)

Afghanite from Lajuar Madan, Sar-e-Sang District, Kokscha Valley, Badakshan, Afghanistan (Type Locality for Afghanite)

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Afghanite from Lajuar Madan, Sar-e-Sang District, Kokscha Valley, Badakshan, Afghanistan (Type Locality for Afghanite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 79070
Mineral:Afghanite
Locality:Lajuar Madan, Sar-e-Sang District, Kokscha Valley, Badakshan, Afghanistan (Type Locality for Afghanite)
Description:Lustrous translucent blue afghanite crystal with minor remnants of marble on some faces where it was attached. The afghanite crystal fluoresces orange under longwave ultraviolet illumination.
Overall Size:16x12x11 mm
Crystals:16 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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