A sharp gemmy kunzite, with good lustre. Two prism faces at the back began life as cleaves sometime before the end of the crystallization/etching processes, resulting in this unusually-shaped specimen. In excellent condition, no damage. This crystal has nice colour, and it is colour-zoned from pink/lilacr to colourless nearer the termination.
About these Spodumene Crystals
These spodumene crystals are from a 2017 pocket that produced colour-zoned (lilac/pink – pale green – colourless) crystals, along with some specimens that were purely lilac/pink and some that had no such hues at all. Although spodumene crystals are often etched or poorly defined, this pocket included sharp well-formed crystals and relatively low incidence of etching/dissolution features.