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Selection of gemmy mineral specimens from the pegmatite fields in Afghanistan, 2017 February

 

New mineral edition composed by stunning specimens from Afghanistan. We have posted a selection of high quality Elbaite specimens recently extracted from the Prapok pegmatites as well as new finds of Spodumenes, variety Kunzite and Hiddenite, coming from the Kunar Valley. 

 

As uusal we have posted together with the photos, a video of each specimen for a much better display of their features. We have also posted photos with different lighting conditions for some specimens, one set using the natural light and another one taken using white light lamps.

 

Please, don't hesitate to contact us for any inquiry or question.

 

Click on the images for a much better quality of the photos

 

Showing only the mineral specimens still available

 

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JANR01- Elbaite. Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

 

Elbaite,Paprok
Tourmaline,Afghanistan
Elbaite from Paprok

 

Biterminated prismatic crystal of Elbaite with nice striations on the lateral faces. Well formed pyramidal planes on the top of the crystal and the typical flat pinacoidal termination at the base. It is completely transparent with a deep green body color and with very high brilliance. Nice pink coloration near the termination especially accents the beauty of the piece. In pristine condition, flawless. It is accompanied by a crystal of white Albite on one side. Excellent Tourmaline crystal, a jewel. Watch video.

 

Specimen size:  3.7 cm x  1 cm

 

Price: 270 € Available

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JANR02- Elbaite. Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

 

Elbaite,Paprok,Afghanistan
Elbaite from Paprok

Elbaite,Paprok,Afghanistan
Elbaite from Paprok

 

Biterminated prismatic crystal of Elbaite with nice striations on the lateral faces. It is completely transparent with a nice green body color and with a fine pink color on the upper termination. The top of the crystal has very well developed pyramidal faces, the bottom of the crystal is terminated by the flat plane of the pinacoidal. Complete all around and in excellent condition. Excellent Tourmaline crystal. Watch video.

 

Specimen size:  4.4 cm x  1 cm

 

Price: 230 € Available

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JANR03- Elbaite. Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

 

Elbaite,Paprok,Afghanistan
Elbaite from Paprok

Elbaite,Paprok,Afghanistan
Elbaite from Paprok

 

Biterminated prismatic crystal of Tourmaline, variety Elbaite, with very well formed pyramidel faces on the top of the crystal and the typical pinacoidal flat termination at the crystal base. It is completely transparent with a nice green body color and fine pink colorations on both terminations. In good condition. Complete all around. Excellent Tourmaline crystal. Watch video.

 

Specimen size:  4.5 cm x  0.9 cm

 

Price: 180 € Available

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JANR06- Elbaite variety Rubellite. Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

 

Elbaite,Paprok,Afghanistan
Elbaite from Paprok

Elbaite,Paprok,Afghanistan
Paprok Tourmaline
Elbaite from Paprok
Rubellite from Afghanistan

Paprok Tourmaline
Rubellite from Afghanistan

 

Stunning Elbaite crystal, variety Rubellite, with a strong red-pink body color and blue cap on the top of the crystal. The crystal shows a high brilliance and fine stretch marks on its faces. It is complete all around and in excellent condition. A jewel from Afghanistan. Photos taken with two different lighting conditions, one set with natural light and another one using white light lamps. Watch video.

 

Specimen size:  4.5 cm x  1.7 cm

 

Price: 730€ Available

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JANR07- Elbaite variety Rubellite. Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan.

 

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Paprok Tourmaline elbaite


Elbaite,Paprok,Afghanistan
Elbaite from Paprok

 

Tourmaline specimen composed by two red-pink Elbaite crystals, variety Rubellite, with fine stretch marks on their faces. Very aesthetic mineral specimen in pristine condition, no damage. Complete all around. A Elbaite specimen suitable for advanced mineral collectors. Accompanied by Lepidolite crystals at the bottom of the specimen. Photos taken with two different lighting conditions, one set with natural light and another one using white light lamps. Watch video.

 

Specimen size:  7 cm x  2 cm

 

Price: 620 € Available

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