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Elbaite Var Rubellite On Smoky Quartz With Cleavelandite

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Elbaite Var Rubellite On Smoky Quartz With Cleavelandite

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Description
Locality: 
Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6 × 4.7 × 4.3 cm
Weight: 
133.00gr
Description

Pink rubellite crystals on smoky quartz with white cleavelandite.

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...

Rubellite

Variety Of: 

Tourmaline

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

Smoky Quartz

Variety Of: 

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Hardness: 
7.0
Formula: 
SiO2
Hardness: 
0.0

Cleavelandite

Variety Of: 

Albite

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