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Pakistan-Afghanistan Pegmatite Specimens

We have an extensive inventory of fine pegmatite minerals from Pakistan-Afghanistan, some of which are new to the gem and mineral world. Please check this area repeatedly if you are interested in gem minerals.

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Amazonite
Item: 1308
Locality: Afghanistan
L: 2.00in
W: 1.50in
H: 1.25in
Weight: 0.00kg
Translucent emerald green crystal with a little matrix, very rare locallity.
$85.00
Apatite on Albite
Item: 4426
Locality: Skardu, Pakistan
L: 2.50in
W: 1.50in
H: 1.50in
Weight: 0.00
Sharp pink apatites on albite.
$95.00
aquamarine
Item: 1226
Locality: Shigar Valley, Pakistan
L: 7.00in
W: 5.00in
H: 3.50in
Weight: 0.00
9 medium blue aquamarines on a skeletal microcline crystal and albite, classic pegmatite specimen
$350.00
aquamarine
Item: 1225
Locality: Kunar, Afghanistan
L: 3.50in
W: 2.00in
H: 1.50in
Weight: 0.00
Afghanistan Medium blue aquamarine locked in albite pocket, unique and aesthetic.
$185.00
Aquamarine
Item: 7924
Locality: Dasso, Northern Territories, Pakistan
L: 3.00in
W: 2.00in
H: 1.50in
Weight: 0.00g
Flawless, brilliant light blue Aquamarines with Orthoclase Feldspar, a very fine group and excellent example of gem crystals found in pegmatites.  This is from 15,000 feet above sea level in the Hindu Kush range of the Himalayas.  Many display angles.  Museum quality.  From the collection of Gene Meiran.
$3,000.00
Aquamarine on Albite feldspar
Item: 1163
Locality: Shigar Valley, Pakistan
L: 7.00in
W: 4.00in
H: 3.00in
Weight: 0.00kg
Very fine matrix piece with well colored aquamarines and a brilliant Schorl tourmaline and small columbites, very aesthetic, Classic gem crystal specimen.
$725.00
Aquamarine on Microcline and Albite
Item: 1103
Locality: Shigar Valley, Pakistan
L: 7.00in
W: 4.50in
H: 4.00in
Weight: 0.00
Various gemmy aquamarines, almost all are terminated, on skeletonized microcline with some albites. Aesthetic.
$575.00
Aquamarine on Quartz and Feldspar
Item: 3725
Locality: Nagar, Pakistan
L: 5.50in
W: 4.00in
H: 4.00in
Weight: 0.00
Fine specimen with several terminated aquamarines with one 2.5 inches and doubly-terminated. Feldspar is snow white and quartzes are partially transparent. Museum quality.
$1,425.00
Aquamarine on Twinned Muscovite and Albite
Item: 4819
Locality: Shigar Valley, Pakistan
L: 3.50in
W: 3.00in
H: 2.50in
Weight: 0.00
Medium blue doubly-terminated gemmy 1 1/8 aquamarine perched on Muscovite twin and unusual "sculpted" albite. A beautiful
$485.00
Aquamarine with Columbite on albite Feldspar
Item: 1171
Locality: Nuristan, Afghanistan
L: 4.00in
W: 2.50in
H: 2.00in
Weight: 0.00
Very nice matrix of Albites with numerous well-colored aquamarine xls and a columbite. I like especially the small secret pocket of feldspar crystals on the bottom of this specimen, resembling a small cave.
$365.00
Aquamarines on feldspar with Schorlite
Item: 4818
Locality: Gilgit, Pakistan
L: 2.50in
W: 2.50in
H: 2.00in
Weight: 0.00
Several terminated aquamarines with numerous smaller ones and black tourmaline on feldspar matrix.
$325.00
Beryl var. Aquamarine
Item: 2387
Locality: Gilgit, Pakistan
L: 2.00in
W: 1.25in
H: 1.25in
Weight: 0.00
Nice parallel formation of gemmy pale greenish blue brilliant crystals in Albite, Aesthetic. Very good specimen,
$85.00
Beryl var. Goshenite on quartz crystals
Item: 2385
Locality: Skardu, Pakistan
L: 2.00in
W: 1.75in
H: 1.50in
Weight: 0.00
well fromed Goshenite with sunken termination, on quartz and albite.
$35.00
Beryl, var. Aquamarine
Item: 8547
Locality: Nagar, Pakistan
L: 3.00in
W: 3.00in
H: 2.50in
Weight: 280.00g
Cluster of brilliant Aquamarines with Muscovite with two different display sides.
$355.00
Beryl, var. Aquamarine
Item: 3836
Locality: Chitral, Pakistan
L: 1.00in
W: 1.00in
H: 1.00in
Weight: 0.00
Rare habit of Aquamarine, this is a floater crystal, small but great color.
$40.00
Beryl, var. Aquamarine
Item: 3833
Locality: Kelie minel Gilgit , Pakistan
L: 2.50in
W: 1.50in
H: 1.50in
Weight: 0.00
Deep blue aquamarine with very unusual structure, has multiple terminations, very beautiful floater crystal
$185.00
Beryl, var. Aquamarine
Item: 5071
Locality: Kelie Mine, Dassu, Pakistan
L: 2.00in
W: 1.50in
H: 1.50in
Weight: 0.00
From the mine named for the Ibyx mountain goat, this mine is situated on a vertical cliff high in the Himalayas. Deep blue Aquamarines with very unusual habit.
$245.00
Beryl, var. Aquamarine
Item: 4968
Locality: Kelie Mine, Dassu, Pakistan
L: 2.50in
W: 2.25in
H: 1.25in
Weight: 0.00
Over 12 sharp Aquamarines scattered on snow white microcline feldspar. Kelie Mine is famed for it's deep blue colored aquas, located at 16,000 feet high in the Himalayas, on a vertical cliff. Kelie means Oryx in Pashtun.
$325.00
Beryl, var. Aquamarine on Microcline
Item: 7007
Locality: Skardu, Northwest Territories, Pakistan
L: 2.50in
W: 2.00in
H: 1.50in
Weight: 0.00
Aquamarines in matrix, good color.
$95.00
Beryl, var. Aquamarine on Orthoclase
Item: 9329
Locality: Nuristan, Afghanistan
L: 2.50in
W: 1.75in
H: 1.25in
Weight: 0.00ct
Doubly terminated 2" Aquamarine resting on Orthoclase feldspar crystal.  Excellent pegmatite specimen.
$285.00
Beryl, var. Aquamarine with Albite
Item: 4982
Locality: Dassu, Pakistan
L: 1.00in
W: 1.50in
H: 1.25in
Weight: 0.00
Nice blue Aquamarine with well crystallized Albite. Classic pegmatite specimen.
$575.00
Beryl, var. Aquamarine with Albite
Item: 7702
Locality: Gilgit, Northern Areas, Pakistan
L: 1.75in
W: 1.00in
H: 0.75in
Weight: 0.00ct
Two doubly termianted Aquamarines with complex development on euhedral Albite crystal, some muscovite. Floater specimen (no visible attachment surfaces).
$125.00
Beryl, var. Aquamarine with Muscovite
Item: 8993
Locality: Nagar, Pakistan
L: 6.00in
W: 4.00in
H: 3.00in
Weight: 0.00ct
Just received this cabinet size Aquamarine specimen. Four main crystal and a cluster of smaller ones above, with flower like Muscovite crystals as an accent to balance this nice specimen.  This won't be on the site too long, great price.
$525.00
Beryl, var. Aquamarine with Quartz on Albite
Item: 4967
Locality: Kelie Mine, Gilgit, Pakistan
L: 2.25in
W: 1.75in
H: 1.75in
Weight: 0.00
Deepest blue sharp crystals side by side on crystallized feldspar, mica and quartz crystals. Kelie means Mountain Goat, the species that lives high in the Himalayas. Hard to reach mine, by foot or pack animal, this specimen is special.
$425.00
Beryl, var. Emerald on Pyrite
Item: 9145
Locality: Panjshir Valley, Afghanistan
L: 4.00in
W: 3.00in
H: 1.50in
Weight: 0.00ct
Plate with several Emerald crystals on  Pyrite crystals. Same association of Pyrite/Emerald as Chivor mine in Colombia.  
$345.00
Beryl, var. Goshenite
Item: 3980
Locality: Shigar Valley, Pakistan
L: 2.50in
W: 2.00in
H: 1.75in
Weight: 0.00
Water clear doubly terminated crystal on albite quartz crystal, with small muscovites.
$85.00
Beryl, with strange crystal form
Item: 3643
Locality: Shigar, Pakistan
L: 2.00in
W: 1.00in
H: 1.50in
Weight: 0.00
Very unusual goshenite with smaller diameter near top on cluster of quartz crystals.
$155.00
Cassiterite with Muscovite
Item: 7737
Locality: Dassu, Northern Areas, Pakistan
L: 2.50in
W: 2.00in
H: 1.25in
Weight: 0.00lb
Two 1.25" crystals attached to larger flat Cassiterites and two Muscovite crystals.
$165.00
Childrenite on Microcline
Item: 5582
Locality: Shengus, Shigar Valley, Pakistan
L: 2.25in
W: 1.75in
H: 1.50in
Weight: 0.00
Orange bowties on sharp microcline crystal. Aesthetic
$45.00
Crystallized Rose Quartz on Smoky Quartz
Item: 2903
Locality: Paroon, Afghanistan
L: 3.00in
W: 2.25in
H: 1.25in
Weight: 0.00ct
From one of the greatest pegmatites on earth, Paroon, this is from a find os 20 years ago.  Terminated Smoky Quartz coated and edged with Rose Quartz crystal halo.
$145.00
Elbaite on Albite
Item: 3614
Locality: Kunar, Afghanistan
L: 2.25in
W: 1.75in
H: 1.75in
Weight: 0.00
Albite matrix with complex group of bluegreen tourmalines, several display directions, all terminated crystals, Very nice specimen
$125.00
Garnet on Albite Feldspar
Item: 1753
Locality: Skardu, Pakistan
L: 2.00in
W: 2.00in
H: 1.50in
Weight: 0.00
Very nice form with gemmy garnets up to 1/4" and several quartz crystals.
$40.00
Kunzite
Item: 3831
Locality: Kunar, Afghanistan
L: 1.50in
W: 0.25in
H: 0.25in
Weight: 27.00ct
Gemmy doubly terminated crystal, very fine gem crystal 27 carats
$75.00
Kunzite
Item: 8690
Locality: Nuristan, Afghanistan
L: 3.85in
W: 1.40in
H: 0.20in
Weight: 48.00g
Doubly terminated Kunzite with classic shape and good color.
$395.00
Kunzite
Item: 3595
Locality: Kunar, Afghanistan
L: 3.00in
W: 2.00in
H: 0.63in
Weight: 0.00
Amazing floater Kunzite with over 10-20 multiple terminations on each end, faden? One side is sprinkled with needle like chrome-green tourmalines
$235.00
Kunzite (pink Spodumene)
Item: 5541
Locality: Kunar, Afghanistan
L: 4.00in
W: 2.00in
H: 1.50in
Weight: 0.00
Gemmy single crystal with sharp form and brilliant termination.
$225.00
Kunzite (pink var. of Spodumene)
Item: 8681
Locality: Nuristan, Afghanistan
L: 2.00in
W: 0.25in
H: 0.25in
Weight: 0.00ct
Doubly terminated crystal with perfect form
$135.00
Kunzite (pink var. of Spodumene)
Item: 8691
Locality: Nuristan, Afghanistan
L: 3.00in
W: 1.40in
H: 0.40in
Weight: 62.00g
Classic shape of this gem mineral named for Frederich Kunz. Kunzite with nice pink color.
$335.00
Rose Quartz (crystallized)
Item: 5560
Locality: Paroon, Nanhargar Province, Afghanistan
L: 2.75in
W: 1.75in
H: 1.50in
Weight: 0.00
Crystallized Rose Quartz with transparent quartz crystals and a small Petalite crystal.
$235.00
Rose Quartz (crystallized)
Item: 3902
Locality: Paroon, Nanhargar Province, Afghanistan
L: 3.00in
W: 2.50in
H: 1.50in
Weight: 0.00ct
Nice formation of crystallized Rose Quartz on colorless Quartz crystal, rare locality
$235.00
Spessartite Garnet on Albite
Item: 8699
Locality: Gilgit, Northern Territories, Pakistan
L: 2.00in
W: 0.10in
H: 1.00in
Weight: 0.00ct
Beautiful miniature of snow white Albite (some with holes through them) with three red Spessartite Garnets, and a little muscovite crystal..  Hard to get this quality.
$95.00
Thumbnail Collection of five pegmatite minerals
Item: 3726
Locality: Pakistan and Afghanistan
L: 1.50in
W: 0.00in
H: 0.00in
Weight: 0.00
Five high quality specimens 1 1/2" in size includes Topaz/muscovite, gemmy Green Fluorite and albite, bicolored Tourmaline (Kunar, Afghanistan), Spessartine Garnet, and Aquamarine with inclusions of Black Tourmaline and Muscovite (All Pakistan except Tourmaline) with 8" plexiglas base larger photos on request
$135.00
Titanite
Item: 5085
Locality: Zagi Mine, Peshawar District, Pakistan
L: 3.25in
W: 2.50in
H: 1.00in
Weight: 165.00g
Huge twinned titanite crystal, tabular with triangle shape and deep reentrant twinning valley in long side. 165 grams.
$195.00
Topaz
Item: 5449
Locality: Nyet Bruk, Dassu, Pakistan
L: 1.50in
W: 1.50in
H: 1.50in
Weight: 0.00
Gemmy single crystal with Sherry color, very fine.
$1,250.00
Topaz
Item: 3631
Locality: Gilgit, Pakistan
L: 2.00in
W: 2.00in
H: 1.50in
Weight: 0.00
Two Topaz on Albite
$85.00
Topaz and Quartz on albite
Item: 4820
Locality: Gilgit, Pakistan
L: 2.00in
W: 2.00in
H: 1.50in
Weight: 0.00
Gemmy, Doubly terminated topaz 1.25" with two terminated quartz crystals. Very aesthetic."
$95.00
Topaz on Albite
Item: 5092
Locality: Gilgit, Pakistan
L: 3.25in
W: 3.00in
H: 2.25in
Weight: 0.00
2 colorless gemmy Topaz in Albite matrix."
$110.00
Topaz on Albite
Item: 4947
Locality: Skardu, Pakistan
L: 3.00in
W: 2.00in
H: 2.00in
Weight: 0.00
One inch gemmy topaz crystal on well crystallized pegmatite matrix. Aesthetic.
$125.00
Topaz on Albite
Item: 8684
Locality: Gilgit, Northern Territories, Pakistan
L: 2.00in
W: 1.75in
H: 1.50in
Weight: 0.00ct
At least 8 colorless Topazes scattered on Albite matrix. Largest Topaz is 1.5" and doubly terminated.
$155.00
Topaz on albite with muscovite
Item: 2625
Locality: Gilgit, Pakistan
L: 2.00in
W: 1.25in
H: 1.00in
Weight: 0.00
Very unusual gemmy colorless topaz with muscovite and albite, extremely interesting crystal with parallel development.
$85.00
Topaz on Albite with Muscovite
Item: 3647
Locality: Gilgit, Pakistan
L: 4.00in
W: 3.00in
H: 2.50in
Weight: 0.00
Colorless 1.5 topaz on cleavelandite.
$125.00
Topaz on Cleavelandite
Item: 9349
Locality: Gilgit, Northern Areas, Pakistan
L: 1.50in
W: 1.00in
H: 1.25in
Weight: 0.00ct
Gemmy Topaz perched on Cleavelandite feldspar.
$110.00
Topaz, Fluorite, Lepidolite, and Albite
Item: 5592
Locality: Shengus, Shigar Valley, Pakistan
L: 2.75in
W: 2.00in
H: 1.50in
Weight: 0.00
4 Colorless topazes with numerous gemmy green fluorites on matrix. Excellent example of pegmatite geology. Curved formation.
$165.00
Tourmaline (Elbaite) on Quartz
Item: 7009
Locality: Nuristan, Afghanistan
L: 3.25in
W: 2.25in
H: 1.50in
Weight: 0.00
Numerous bright green Tourmalines, on all sides, some doubly terminated and curved, on Quartz group. Classic Tourmaline/Quartz specimen.
$125.00
Tourmaline (Elbaite) on Quartz
Item: 7087
Locality: Papra, Nuristan, Afghanistan
L: 3.50in
W: 3.00in
H: 2.50in
Weight: 0.00
Green bicolor tourmaline alongside of smaller pink bicolor tourmaline,lined with Cleavelandite crystals, on terminated Quartz crystal, smaller tourmalines and quartz. New mine, Excellent matrix tourmaline specimen.
$825.00
Tourmaline (Elbaite) on Quartz
Item: 7088
Locality: Papra, Nuristan, Afghanistan
L: 4.00in
W: 2.50in
H: 2.50in
Weight: 0.00
Pink Tourmaline (tricolor) perched on the fron of a doubly terminated Quartz crystal, new mine, we have the first production. Excellent matrix specimen. More views available on request
$575.00
Tourmaline on Quartz
Item: 7086
Locality: Papra, Nuristan, Afghanistan
L: 6.00in
W: 6.00in
H: 6.00in
Weight: 0.00
Bicolor Tourmaline (pink and green)on Quartz Group with numerous other dark green Tourmalines, Aesthetic.
$1,350.00
Tourmaline var. Elbaite on Quartz crystals
Item: 8548
Locality: Nuristan, Afghanistan
L: 3.50in
W: 3.00in
H: 2.00in
Weight: 134.00g
Bright green Tourmaline crystals, mostly terminated on at least one end, included and covering two parallel Quartz crystals.  Several display sides, aesthetic.
$425.00
Tourmaline, var. Elbaite
Item: 7054
Locality: Stak Nala, Northern Areas, Pakistan
L: 2.50in
W: 1.00in
H: 1.00in
Weight: 0.00
Doubly terminated bicolor Tourmaline with Cleavlandite.
$175.00
Tourmaline, var. Elbaite
Item: 6356
Locality: Kunar, Nuristan Prov., Afghanistan
L: 3.00in
W: 1.50in
H: 1.50in
Weight: 0.00kg
Group of bicolor Tourmalines from premier locality in Afghanistan. Collection of Gene Meieran.
$3,000.00
Tourmaline, var. Elbaite
Item: 5447
Locality: Paprook, Afghanistan
L: 3.00in
W: 1.50in
H: 1.50in
Weight: 0.00
Watermelon tourmaline with smaller one at top, very aesthetic.
$2,450.00
Tourmaline, var. Elbaite in Albite
Item: 3608
Locality: Kunar, Afghanistan
L: 2.00in
W: 1.50in
H: 1.00in
Weight: 0.00
Bright green terminated crystals in matrix.
$95.00
Tourmaline, var. Elbaite in Quartz
Item: 3604
Locality: Kunar, Afghanistan
L: 3.00in
W: 2.00in
H: 1.50in
Weight: 0.00
Bright blue green crystals on Quartz crystal group,long crystal doubly terminated
$65.00
Tourmaline, var. Schorlite with Albite
Item: 6175
Locality: Skardu, Northern Areas, Pakistan
L: 2.00in
W: 1.75in
H: 1.50in
Weight: 0.00
Flattened brilliant Schorl with small Albite crystals around the base. Very aesthetic.
$195.00
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