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Zircon

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Description
Locality: 
Kariapur, Kunar Province, Afghanistan
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.2 × 4.5 × 2.8 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.20cm
Description

This is about as red as zircon gets from most localities. This piece features a sharp, lustrous, translucent, redbrown crystal of Zircon measuring 1.2 cm on Mica/Quartz matrix.

Beautiful specimen

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Zircon

Formula: 
ZrSiO4
Strunz: 
9.AD.30
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
7.5
Streak: 
White
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