T06-330
Afghanite on Marble
$2,000.00
Miniature, 3.4 x 3.1 x 2.6 cm
Sar-e-Sang, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan

Named for its host country, and rare in discrete crystals elsewhere, afghanite at Sar e Sang, reaches its zenith for the species. A 2.5 cm tall, rich blue, translucent, lustrous, afghanite crystal is nicely perched on white marble. It is still a rare member of the feldspathoid group of minerals. THE COLOR IS TOPS on this one, and with a rare translucency!

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