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Quartz With Tourmaline Inclusions

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Quartz With Tourmaline Inclusions

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Description
Locality: 
Ghursalak Mine, Chapa Dara District, Kunar Province, Afghanistan
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3 × 2.3 × 1.7 cm
Description

Well terminated gemmy blue quartz  with tourmaline inclusion.

The blue coloration of this quartz is due to tourmaline inclusion.

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White

Tourmaline

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