What kind of crystal is an afghanite made of?

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  • It can occur in long prismatic crystals, double-terminated as bipyramid crystals, or as crusts coating a matrix (usually calcite or marble). This mineral ranges in color from light sky blue to a dark navy, but can also be seen as colorless and transparent. Afghanite was first discovered in 1968 by R. Giraud, F. Cesbron, and P. Bariand.

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