Elbaite, Topaz, Albite
Paprok, Nuristan Province (Nurestan; Nooristan), Afghanistan
Small Cabinet, 6.7 x 4.5 x 4.2 cm
A SUPERB and RARE combination specimen from Paprok, Afghanistan. A 4.6 cm, gemmy and lustrous, gorgeous two-color blue, indicolite variety of elbaite is beautifully wrapped in bladed, white albite. At one end, 1.8 cm, water-clear topaz crystal with a chisel termination proudly protrudes.