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Kunzite With Quartz & Lepidolite

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Kunzite With Quartz & Lepidolite

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Description
Locality: 
Darrah I Pech, Chapa Dara District, Kunar Province, Afghanistan
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.5 × 4.4 × 3.2 cm
Description

A superb gemmy well terminated , lustrous perfect kunzite crystals incombination well doubly terminated quartz hosts to nice lepidolite matrix.

Undamaged.

A very good high quality specimen inperson.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Kunzite

Variety Of: 

Spodumene

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

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White

Lepidolite

Synonym Of: 

Mica Group

Formula: 
KLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2 to K(Li1.5Al1.5)(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2
Group Parent: 
Mica
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.5
Colour: 
Pink, light purple, light rose red
Streak: 
White