- Tantalite-(Mn), Albite
- Thumbnail, 2.4 x 1.8 x 1.6 cm
- Konar (Kunar; Konarh; Konarha; Nuristan) Province, Afghanistan
This is a superb and beautiful, competition-level, tabular manganotantalite crystal nestled in bladed albite. This pristine beauty is from the Allan Young Thumbnail Collection, who has won the prestigious Desautels Award for Best Rocks, with thumbnails such as this.