Biterminated prismatic crystal of Elbaite with nice striations on the lateral faces. Well formed pyramidal planes on the top of the crystal and the typical flat pinacoidal termination at the base. It is completely transparent with a deep green body color and with very high brilliance. Nice pink coloration near the termination especially accents the beauty of the piece. In pristine condition, flawless. It is accompanied by a crystal of white Albite on one side. Excellent Tourmaline crystal, a jewel. Specimen size: 3.7 cm x 1 cm. Watch the video below.
Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan.