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Pollucite With Kunzite

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Pollucite With Kunzite

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Description
Locality: 
Mawi, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.8 × 2 × 2 cm
Description

An interesting specimen of pollucite incombination with kunzite .

Minor chipping can be seen to kunzite.

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Pollucite

Formula: 
(Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4O12)·2H2O
Strunz: 
9.GB.05
Hardness: 
6.5
Streak: 
white
Type Locality: 
La Speranza (Pisani's Quarry), San Piero in Campo, Campo nell'Elba, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy...

Kunzite

Variety Of: 

Spodumene

Formula: 
LiAlSi2O6
Strunz: 
9.DA.30
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.0
Hardness: 
0.0
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