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Spodumene Var Kunzite

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Spodumene Var Kunzite

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Description
Locality: 
Mawi, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.3 × 3 × 1.7 cm
Description

Well doubly terminated , gemmy , rich green  , transparent , lustrous spodumene var kunzite.

Undamaged.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Spodumene

Formula: 
LiAlSi2O6
Group Parent: 
Clinopyroxene Subgroup
Strunz: 
9.DA.30
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.0
Colour: 
colorless, yellow
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Utö Mines, Utö, Södermanland, Sweden

Kunzite

Variety Of: 

Spodumene

Formula: 
LiAlSi2O6
Strunz: 
9.DA.30
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.0
Hardness: 
0.0