Paprok Mine, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
A perfectly saturated watermelon colored tourmaline specimen is a pretty and dramatic piece. It has a large, thick main crystal with a nicely formed steeped termination. It has parallell growths on the side of its prism, each with a tiny termination of bright pink which looks amazing next to the green body. The core is a rich rubellite color with a green main body. This is beautiful in daylight and quite glowing with direct light. A great example of the famous Paprok Mine, which is no longer producing specimens. It has associated lepidolite and feldspar. The specimen is totally free of damage.
17.50 x 5.30 x 4.50 cm