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Comments: Parallel grouping of three, terminated, blue, opaque afghanite crystals set in matrix.
Location: Sar-eSang, Badakhshan, Afghanistan.
Scale: Crystal size 3 cm.
© Dan Weinrich
Comments: Stubby hexagonal dark blue afghanite crystal to 2cm set in sulfide rich marble. The dark blue color is just a thin veneer on a pale-blue crystal.
Location: Rabot, Sar-e-Sang Dist., Badakshan, Afghanistan.
Scale: Overall: 5 x 2 x 4 cm.
© Tom Loomis / Dakota Matrix