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Fine transparent Afghanite Crystal


Product No.: bb08-034



 
Fine transparent Afghanite Crystal
Fine transparent Afghanite Crystal
Fine transparent Afghanite Crystal
Fine transparent Afghanite Crystal
Fine transparent Afghanite Crystal
Fine transparent Afghanite Crystal

 

 

Mineral:
Afghanite
Chemical Formula:
(Na,Ca,K)8(Si,Al)12O24(SO4,Cl,CO3)3·(H 2 O)
Size:
42,1 x 39,1 x 28,8
crystal: 23,2 x 10,4 x 8,8 mm
Weight:
197,8 ct or 39,56 g
Transparence:
translucent - transparent
Quantity:
1
Origin:
Sar-e-Sang District, Koksha Valley (Kokscha; Kokcha), Badakhshan (Badakshan; Badahsan) Province, Afghanistan

Fine afghanite with transparent to translucent appearance. The color is very even distributed throughout the crystal. The point shows a minor crystalline fracture face but is hardly visible. Fine twinned specimen from Afghanistan!