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Spodumene var. kunzite

#AH52031

Spodumene var. kunzite

#AH52031
Availability
Sold
Size
10 x 5 x 2.5 cm - Cabinet 
Formula
LiAlSi2O6 (RRUFF)
Locality
Paprok, Kamdesh dist., Nuristan, Afghanistan
Tagged
pegmatite mineral

It needs some work, but it is a complete bi-colored, gemmy Spodumene crystals, doubly terminated. The backside has "choppy" faces, but is natural. There a Kaolinite coating which can be removed. I don't have the time or patience for this. Someone with the skills can do it easly remove it with a soft pick. The core is beautiful lilac color and it light gree on both ends.

Spodumene

Formula
LiAlSi2O6 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Bladed, Prismatic 
Cleavage
Perfect, Good, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
grayish white, pink, violet, emerald green, yellow 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Splintery 
Hardness
6.5-7 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection
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