Curved Schorl xl

Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Pakistan
Cabinet, 10.0 x 1.8 x 1.6 cm
Start Time: 05/04/2009 8:20:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 05/14/2009 8:08:42 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

A really neat and interesting, curved, CABINET schorl crystal from recent finds in the Shigar Valle of Pakistan. Tectonic forces during crystal growth caused this large, parallel-growth schorl to bend. The crystal is highly lustrous and striated and has multiple, matte, pinacoidal terminations. This very showy and unusual piece is complete all-around and is nearly pristine, having only one broken termination on a sidecar crystal.

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