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Indicolite Psm Quartz Cleavelandite & Elbaite

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Indicolite Psm Quartz Cleavelandite & Elbaite

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Description
Locality: 
Kiran, Kokcha Valley, Khash & Kuran Wa Munjan District, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7 × 8 × 6.3 cm
Description

An interesting example of  indicolite psm quartz , cleavelandite &  elbaite from famed locality Koksha Valley , Badakhshan , Afghanistan.

There is no damage except minor etching.

A very good specimen

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Indicolite

Variety Of: 

Tourmaline

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

Quartz

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

Cleavelandite

Variety Of: 

Albite

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

Elbaite

Formula: 
Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Strunz: 
9.CK.05
Hardness: 
7.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
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