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Tourmaline & Cleavelandite

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Tourmaline & Cleavelandite

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Description
Locality: 
Stak Nala, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.9 × 2.9 × 2 cm
Description

This tourmaline crystal convinces with its perfect properties: All pages are glossy and undamaged. The termination is perfect and undamaged with a fine structure! The tourmaline is very transparent in the upper area (the last 4 mm). The crystal is overgrown with Cleavelandite on one side. An extraordinary piece - completely crystallized and undamaged!

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Tourmaline

Formula: 
A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7

Cleavelandite

Variety Of: 

Albite

Formula: 
NaAlSi3O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.35
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Hardness: 
0.0