• Spodumene var Kunzite
  • Spodumene var Kunzite
  • Spodumene var Kunzite
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Spodumene var Kunzite

$800.00   €688  £580.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC8653
A classic pink gemmy-translucent crystal of Kunzite from Dara-i-Pech in Konar Province, Afghanistan. A well-developed, thickly bladed crystal of Spodumene measuring to 6.7 x 2.5 x 1.4 cm with areas of natural etching is set against a white platy Albite matrix of the variety Cleavelandite.  Kunzite, the pink variety of Spodumene, forms a sharp equant chisel-shaped termination.  The prism faces and termination are lightly striated giving the entire crystal a silky lustre.

Details

Dimensions
6.7 × 4.8 × 3.5 cm
Categories
Gem Minerals, Silicates
Locality
Dara-i-Pech Pegmatite Field, Kunar Province (Nuristan), Afghanistan, Asia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Spodumene

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