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English: Spodumene (Var.: Kunzite), Beryl (Var.: Morganite), Quartz
Locality: Konar (Kunar; Konarh; Konarha; Nuristan) Province, Afghanistan (Locality at mindat.org)
Size: 26 x 17 x 13 cm.
Unrepaired and a pristine floater complete-all-around. The morganite measures 8 x 8 x 3.25 cm and is the size of a hockey puck and as symmetrical as a crystal model. It is perfect, as if it were carved from pink ice. The color is a classic pink, not peachy-orange. The contrast of the pastel pink morganite and its sharp hexagonal form to the strangely tilting vertical spray of intense pink kunzites is, obviously, quite startling and exciting to see. It is one of the most 3-dimensional mineral specimens I could imagine. This is a world class gem pegmatite combination specimen.
Deutsch: Spodumen (Var.: Kunzit), Beryll (Var.: Morganit), Quarz
Fundort: Kunar, Afghanistan (Fundort bei mindat.org)
Größe: 26 x 17 x 13 cm.

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