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Beryl Var Vorobyevite With Tourmaline

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Beryl Var Vorobyevite With Tourmaline

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Description
Locality: 
Deo Darrah, Khash & Keran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8.4 × 8.6 × 2.9 cm
Description

Finally the most top of the locality ,very superb and aesthetic specimen,  large well doubly terminated , gemmy rich blue  hexagonal crystals hosts to beautifully feldspar matrix , one side of feldspar matrix is coated by powdery blue materials.

Some tourmaline crystals off  from  matrix.

crystals size almost 1.2cmm .

A very good high qualitty specimen ever from the locality.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Beryl

Formula: 
Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Strunz: 
9.CJ.05
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
7.5 - 8.0
Streak: 
White

Vorobyevite

Variety Of: 

Beryl

Formula: 
Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Strunz: 
9.CJ.05
Hardness: 
7.5 - 8.0
Hardness: 
0.0

Tourmaline

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