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Tourmaline

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Locality: 
Darrah I Pech, Chapa Dara District, Kunar Province, Afghanistan
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.3 × 3.5 × 2.3 cm
Description

A specimen from the famous Wildfang-collection. The Wildfang collection is one of the best collections in Europe, at the Munich show you can see three cabinets of his collection at the special exhibition. So it is a great honor to viamineralia to got several specimen from his collection for sale. This is really an amazing piece - numerous sharp and highly lustrous tourmaline crystals formed a tree-like assemble with an albite crown on it´s top. All these crystals are end-pointed and they show a vibrant intense green color with a touch of blue-green. Looks great in various positions! The quality and the color are wnderful; please note all photos were done under daylight! No significant damages to report.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Tourmaline

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