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Tourmaline & Cleavelandite

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Tourmaline & Cleavelandite

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Description
Locality: 
Stak Nala, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 4.7 × 2.5 cm
Description

The crystals form a "V" with light cleavelandite in the middle. The tourmaline crystals are double terminated, they are glossy and there is a nice color zoning on base and bottom - pink at the top, dark green at the base. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Tourmaline

Formula: 
A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7

Cleavelandite

Variety Of: 

Albite

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