Afghanite, Lajuar Madan, Sar-e-Sang, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, Kalaskie Collection #832, Miniature 2.0 x 3.0 x 4.0 cm, $500. Online 3/29.
Rich, deep blue, prismatic afghanite crystal, to 1.6 cm, in carbonate matrix. Crystal is sharp and clean with characteristic horizontal striations across the prism. Collected ca. mid-2000's. In excellent condition. Betty Kalaskie Collection #832.