• Spodumene var. Kunzite
  • Spodumene var. Kunzite
Silicates

Spodumene var. Kunzite

$400.00   €338  £290.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC20421
This splendid off-matrix Spodumene crystal is the variety Kunzite named for George Frederick Kunz, gemmologist and V.P. of Tiffany & Co., New York. This large thumbnail-size crystal is entirely gemmy and is complete. Its undamaged termination is naturally etched in an undulating sawtooth pattern and is remarkably crystallised when seen under low magnification. The crystal is Kunzite’s characteristic pale pink and clearly displays its trichroic properties, i.e., different colours when viewed along each of its three axes. An excellent and rare location piece from the Stewart mine (also known as the Stewart Lithia mine) at Pala in San Diego County, California, USA.

Details

Dimensions
2.1 × 3.7 × 0.7 cm
Categories
Gem Minerals, Silicates
Locality
Stewart Mine, Pala, San Diego Co., California, USA, North America

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Spodumene

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