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Fine red Zircon Crystal Afghanistan


Product No.: bb09-011



 
Fine red Zircon Crystal Afghanistan
Fine red Zircon Crystal Afghanistan
Fine red Zircon Crystal Afghanistan
Fine red Zircon Crystal Afghanistan
Fine red Zircon Crystal Afghanistan
Fine red Zircon Crystal Afghanistan
Fine red Zircon Crystal Afghanistan

 

 

Mineral:
Zircon
Chemical Formula:
ZrSiO4
Size:
68,1 x 42,2 x 24,3
crystal: 16,0 x 11,7 mm
Weight:
430 ct or 86 g
Transparence:
translucent - transparent
Quantity:
1
Origin:
Konar Valley, Konar (Kunar; Konarh; Konarha; Nuristan) Province, Afghanistan

Here you get a fine orangey red zircon crystal in matrix. Mostly dark red specimens are found from this locality, this one shows partly transparency, fine luster and a much brighter coloration A smaller twin is attached small crystalline fracture faces are visible the rest of the specimen is fully intact . The schist matrix is very brittle and is mainly made up by pure biotite lamellas.