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Goshenite With Quartz With Uraninite Inclusions

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Goshenite With Quartz With Uraninite Inclusions

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Description
Locality: 
Darrah I Pech, Chapa Dara District, Kunar Province, Afghanistan
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
5 × 10 × 5 cm
Description

Well doubly terminated gemmy perfect Goshenite( Morganite) crystal hosts to Quartz , this quartz crystal has inclusion of radioactive mineral probably Uraninite , nice example specimen from the locality!

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Goshenite

Variety Of: 

Beryl

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

Quartz

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

Uraninite

Formula: 
UO2
Strunz: 
4.DL.05
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Jáchymov (St Joachimsthal), Jáchymov District (St Joachimsthal), Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge), Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic
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