Spodumene (Var: Kunzite)
Darra-i-Pech (Pech; Peech; Darra-e-Pech) Pegmatite Field, Nangarhar (Ningarhar) Province, Afghanistan
Cabinet, 13.7 x 7.8 x 1.0 cm
A very large, superbly formed tabular crystal of gemmy kunzite. This tabular crystal is pink through the front and has good lilac or maroon color when looking down the C axis. It is wonderfully transparent. The crystal is complete and sharp on the termination. Weighs 265 grams.