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Figure 4. Superb crystal of kunzite from the Pala Chief mine; 14 cm. Photo by Harold and Erica Van Pelt. It was originally sold to J. P. Morgan by Kunz around 1903, then was donated to the American Museum of Natural History in New York. In the 1960's it was traded out to Peter Bancroft, and is now in the collection of William Larson, who currently values it at two hundred-fifty thousand dollars ($250,000.)!  (This photo first appeared in Letters to George F. Kunz (Conklin,1986)).

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