Bi-colored, doubly terminated Tourmaline

Pech, Ningarhar Province, Afghanistan
Small Cabinet, 6.0 x 4.8 x 2.8 cm
Start Time: 05/04/2009 8:20:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 05/14/2009 8:17:10 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

A 5.5 cm, beautifully gemmy and lustrous, bi-colored pink and pastel-green, doubly terminated tourmaline from recent finds at Pech, Aghanistan. The pristine, well-striated tourmaline is nicely set in matrix, that is essentially a solid jackstraw mass of smaller tourmaline crystals with a bit of pink lepidolite. A very showy matrix specimen valued at $600-750.

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