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Afghanite crystals in Matrix


Product No.: js10-011



 
Afghanite crystals in Matrix
Afghanite crystals in Matrix
Afghanite crystals in Matrix
Afghanite crystals in Matrix
Afghanite crystals in Matrix
Afghanite crystals in Matrix
Afghanite crystals in Matrix
Afghanite crystals in Matrix
Afghanite crystals in Matrix
Afghanite crystals in Matrix
Afghanite crystals in Matrix
Afghanite crystals in Matrix

 

 

Mineral:
Afghanite
Chemical Formula:
(Na,Ca,K)8(Si,Al)12O24(SO4,Cl,CO3)3·(H 2 O)
Size:
53,1 x 36,2 x 27,1 mm
Weight:
600,8 ct or 120,16 g
Transparence:
transparent - translucent
Quantity:
1
Origin:
Sar-e-Sang District, Koksha Valley (Kokscha; Kokcha), Badakhshan (Badakshan; Badahsan) Province, Afghanistan

Here you get three longer afghanite crystals flat imbedded in matrix. Besides those crystals smaller ones are present but less idiomorph crystallized. The main crystals showing good luster, pretty sharp crystal shape and a very nice and rarely found transparency.