Zagi Mountain (Zegi Mountain), Mulla Ghori, Khyber Agency, Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), Pakistan
Toenail, 2.8 x 2.4 x 0.9 cm
A large, glassy, tabular, reddish-brown Bastnaesite crystal from Zagi Mountain, Pakistan. This pristine, SUPERB, sharp crystal has textbook hexagonal form for this RARE cerium carbonate. The UNRETOUCHED backlit photo highlights the translucency and intense color saturation of this EXCELLENT piece. This has stellar intense color, gemminess, luster, and form. It is from this find that redefines what the average collector can get for the top of the species.