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Spodumene Var Kunzite

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Spodumene Var Kunzite

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Description
Locality: 
Sar-e Sang, Koksha Valley, Khash & Kuran Wa Munjan Districts, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.6 × 2.9 × 2 cm
Description

Well doubly terminated gemmy clear  , lustrous spodumene var kunzite.

No damage.

 

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