Specimen #2334

Name: Elbaite with Lepidolite

Type: Mineral

Locality: Kunar, Afghanistan

Favorite? N

Fluorescent? N

Size: 9.2 x 3 x 1.7 cm


Acquired: 2011-12-23

Source: Trinity: Keith Hayes

Label: N

Comment: Green gemmy crystals of elbaite to 3.6 cm growing on the surface of massive elbaite. Nice combination of pastel green and pink. There is a little bit of lepidolite (mica) on the surface.

Minerals: Elbaite (Na(Li,Al)3Al6(BO3)3Si6O18(OH)4) Lepidolite (K(Li,Al)3(Si,Al)4O10(F,OH)2)

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Elbaite with LepidoliteKunar, Afghanistan - 9.2 x 3 x 1.7 cm


Elbaite with LepidoliteKunar, Afghanistan