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Indicolite With Cleavelandite & Lepidolite

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KRM90649

Indicolite With Cleavelandite & Lepidolite

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Description
Locality: 
Darrah I Pech, Chapa Dara District, Kunar Province, Afghanistan
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
5 × 9.3 × 6.5 cm
Description

A very nice high quality specimen of indicolite incombination with cleavelandite & lepidolite.

There are countless small indicolite crystals can be seen throughout cleavelandite matrix.

A really nice combination specimen

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Indicolite

Variety Of: 

Tourmaline

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

Cleavelandite

Variety Of: 

Albite

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

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
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