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Spodumene Var Spodumene

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Spodumene Var Spodumene

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Description
Locality: 
Mawi, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
6.5 × 10 × 6.3 cm
Largest Crystal: 
2.10cm
Description

 A superb specimen of rare gemmy well terminated clean (Facet grade) triphane variety of spodumene hosts to original matrix (not cut not trimmed).

This specimen could further be cleaned.

A very good high quality from the locality.

 

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