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Beryl Var Morganite With Achroite & Cleavelandite

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Beryl Var Morganite With Achroite & Cleavelandite

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Description
Locality: 
Mawi, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
3.8 × 6.2 × 7 cm
Largest Crystal: 
3.80cm
Description

A superb large gemmy well doubly terminated beryl var morganite incombination with minor achroite hosts to cleavlandite matrix.No damage a very good large morganite specimen from the locality.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Beryl

Formula: 
Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Strunz: 
9.CJ.05
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
7.5 - 8.0
Streak: 
White

Morganite

Variety Of: 

Beryl

Formula: 
Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Strunz: 
9.CJ.05
Hardness: 
7.5 - 8.0
Hardness: 
0.0

Achroite

Variety Of: 

Tourmaline

Formula: 
A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Hardness: 
7
Hardness: 
0.0
Colour: 
Clear

Cleavelandite

Variety Of: 

Albite

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