Pech, Konar, Nuristan, Afghanistan
This excellent single crystal of bi-colored tourmaline from this remote corner of Asia, sports a pastel pink base, transitioning to a gemmy, grass-green center section and terminating in a light pink tip. The faces are very sharp and glassy with prominent vertical striations. There are a few tiny inclusions of clevelandite, otherwise no matrix or other minerals. It measures 2 ¼ x 7/8 inch in diameter. Ex Gene & Roz Meieran Collection.
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