Miarolitic albite-microcline and microcline-albite pegmatites of the Dara-i-Pech are of the great economic interest (Rossovsky, 1980).
occurs as a minor constituent with kunzite
, clevelandite, quartz crystal, lepidolite
, and pollucite
. The semitransparent to transparent, cream to pink-coloured morganite
crystals have equidimensional to tabular shapes and range in size from 1 x 1 cm to 5 x 10 cm.
Ref: E.Ya. Kievlenko, Geology of gems, 2003, p. 110
Gem list contains entries from all listed localities in region.
Gemstones from Dara-e-Pech pegmatite field, Dara-e-Pech District, Kunar, Afghanistan by Colour
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Localities in this Region
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