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Kunzite (bi-color) (85.45 grams) viewBack to SPECIAL MINERAL AUCTION - $249 RESERVE LIQUIDATION SPECIMENS - ends June 13, 2019

Kantiwa pegmatite field (Kantiway), Wama District (Vama District), Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
  • Starting Time:6/6/2019 06:45:00 PM(CDT)
  • Ending Time:6/13/2019 06:45:00 PM(CDT)
  • Time Left:Auction Is Closed

  • Start Bid:$249
  • Reserve Bid:$249
  • Current Bid:n/a
  • Size:8.1 x 2.7 x 1.8 cm
  • Size Description:Small Cabinet

Description:Here we have a very attractive doubly-terminated, gemmy, bi-colored Kunzite from Afghanistan. The majority of the prism shows a lovely pinkish-purple hue, but the termination actually has a slightly "cat's eye" like appearance with a soft greenish-blue tone. You rarely see bi-colored Kunzite crystals from any locality, let alone gemmy, doubly-terminated crystals like this. The form, coloring and gemmines make it a great gem crystal from this most prolific gem producing region. It's not completely damage free, but it's still a very attractive representation of this classic material Good crystallized Kunzites are only found in a few places on earth. The specimen was priced at $750 in the inventory. Specimen weight is 85.45 grams.

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