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Elbaite

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Elbaite

ex collection Thomas Meyer

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Description
Locality: 
Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.8 × 0.6 × 0.4 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.80cm
Weight: 
3.00gr
Description

A bit pale, but still a geen and pink 'watermelon tourmaline' (elbaite) crystal.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Elbaite

Formula: 
Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Strunz: 
9.CK.05
Hardness: 
7.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Fonte del Prete, San Piero in Campo, Campo nell'Elba, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy...
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