Paprok Mine, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
A vibrantly pink elbaite tourmaline which features a sharply formed termination on each end, one pinacoidal and one simple. It also shows a nice green color zone into a brighter pink toward the simple termination and then a deep, almost purple-red color toward the pinacoid. There is also a minor quartz association which offers some contrast from the color.
1.40 x 1.40 x 3.80 cm