Spodumene Var. Kunzite
Pech, Kunar Province, Afghanistan
Cabinet, 9.6 x 4.3 x 1.8 cm
Ex. James (Jim) Houran
A sharp, very aesthetic, cluster of two elongated kunzite crystals. Clusters such as this are uncommon, usually being found just as singles. This piece has classic pink color, not intense but not pale either. It is especially notable, though, for the razor sharp terminations from a locale where most kunzite terminations are etched and not as sharp. It is pristine, and complete all around. Formerly in the Jim Houran collection, of Dallas, TX. This piece is illustrated in book IKONS: Classic and Contemporary Masterpieces, by Wayne Thompson, 2007 (shown in a travelogue section as an acquisition made on one of his many buying trips to Pakistan in the 1980s-1990s) .Comes with custom lucite display base