This parallel-growth crystal of kunzite is sharp, with good form. The colour is a nice light lilac-pink hue – as always with spodumene, the colour is more intense looking from the termination. The broad prism faces are deeply striated. In excellent condition – a small chip on a back edge (ie behind, seen in the second photo, but not seen as I’d display it). From the Pete Richards collection (#5445), the label simply says Kunar, but it is almost certainly from the Dara-e-Pech pegmatite field, Dara-e-Pech District, in Kunar Province. A beautiful sharp kunzite crystal.
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