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Petalite

Superb specimen! Seller's personal collection

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Description
Locality: 
Paprook, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
2.5 × 4.6 × 2 cm
Description

 A wounderful gemmy superb specimen of well doubly terminated petalite

from pegmatites at Paprook , Afghanistan , famed for high quality multicolor elbaite.This specimen is transparent almost facet grade , 

Very attractive and cute specimen inperson , never saw such a beautiful specimen from this locality , don't miss this specimen if you are after pure high end specimen from this part of mineral world.

A very good high quality specimen for starting 2015.

Seller's personal collection.

 

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Petalite

Formula: 
LiAl(Si4O10)
Strunz: 
9.EF.05
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Utö Mines, Utö, Södermanland, Sweden