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Paprok, Nuristan, AF
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Minerals (Count: 32)

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Perfect coloure and quality, elbaite crystal from Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan; Size 55 x 25 x 21 mm

Collection: pegmatite
Copyright: pegmatite
Contribution: pegmatite 2016-11-09
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Größe: 40x38x25 mm; Fundort: Paprok, Provinz Nuristan, Afghanistan

Copyright: Joe Freilich
Contribution: slugslayer 2010-02-17
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Elbait und Rauchquarz
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Elbait und Rauchquarz

Größe: 83x74x47 mm; Fundort: Paprok, Provinz Nuristan, Afghanistan

Copyright: Rob Lavinsky
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Rocks (Count: 1)

Reference- and Source indication, Literature


  • Weerth, A. (1992). Neufunde aus Afghanistan: Viitaniemiit-Kristalle von Pabrok / Nuristan. Lapis, Jg.17, Nr.1, S.51.
  • Natkaniec-Nowak, L., Dumańska-Słowik, M. & Ertl, A. (2009): “Watermelon” tourmaline from the Paprok mine (Nuristan, Afghanistan). N.Jb.Min. - Abh., 186, 185-93.
  • Lyckberg, P. (2011). Edelstein-Pegmatite in Afghanistan: Paprok. Min.-Welt, Jg.22, H.3, S.46-57.
  • Rustemeyer, P. (2011). Turmalin II. extraLapis No.41., S.14. Weise Verlag, München.