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Tourmaline Var Achroite With Lepidolite

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Tourmaline Var Achroite With Lepidolite

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Description
Locality: 
Darrah I Pech, Chapa Dara District, Kunar Province, Afghanistan
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.5 × 6.4 × 3.6 cm
Largest Crystal: 
4.50cm
Description

This specimen consists of a colorless, terminated, 4.5 cm  crystal of achroite in a matrix of lustrous, lavender lepidolite crystals with some nice bright white blades of cleavelandite on the back side. Achroite is a rare variety of tourmaline. 

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Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Tourmaline

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

Achroite

Variety Of: 

Tourmaline

Formula: 
A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Hardness: 
7
Hardness: 
0.0
Colour: 
Clear

Lepidolite

Synonym Of: 

Mica Group

Formula: 
KLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2 to K(Li1.5Al1.5)(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2
Group Parent: 
Mica
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.5
Colour: 
Pink, light purple, light rose red
Streak: 
White

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