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Tourmaline With Cleavelandite

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Tourmaline With Cleavelandite

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Description
Locality: 
Darrah I Pech, Chapa Dara District, Kunar Province, Afghanistan
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
5.5 × 10.7 × 6 cm
Description

A good colour, large lustrous watermelon tourmaline with cleavelandite .

During mining process the main crystal of tourmaline has got damages at at top.There is pink tiny mica at back side of the specimen attached with cleavelandite.

A good Specimen

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Tourmaline

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

Cleavelandite

Variety Of: 

Albite

Formula: 
NaAlSi3O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.35
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Hardness: 
0.0