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Quartz With Tourmaline Inclusions & Muscovite

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Quartz With Tourmaline Inclusions & Muscovite

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Description
Locality: 
Ghursalak Mine, Chapa Dara District, Kunar Province, Afghanistan
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.5 × 2.3 × 2.5 cm
Description

An interesting well terminated blue quartz incombination with muscovite.

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

No damage. 

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

Muscovite

Formula: 
KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Strunz: 
9.EC.15
Hardness: 
2.5
Streak: 
White
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