Elbaite

Elbaite

Regular price $16,800.00
SKU:10171
Locality: Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
Dimensions: 8.7 x 3.2 x 3.0 cm

The Paprok locality in the Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan has produced some of the world's finest elbaite tourmaline specimens. This is a fantastic example of a vibrant color-zoned pink to green tourmaline for the locality, measuring a sizeable 8.7 cm tall and weighing 145 grams. An exceptional Paprok tourmaline wonderful color and luster. The pyramidal style termination is somewhat atypical and forms a great aesthetic focal point, with the crystal being quite gemmy in it's upper third or so as well. From the noted collection of German tourmaline specialist Gerhard Wagner. Riley Owen photos.

More from this collection