• Elbaite Tourmaline
  • Elbaite Tourmaline
  • Elbaite Tourmaline
  • Elbaite Tourmaline
  • Elbaite Tourmaline
  • Elbaite Tourmaline
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Elbaite Tourmaline

$4,500.00   €4,029  £3,550.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC17469
A pleasingly stubby and partly gemmy Elbaite Tourmaline crystal with a nice chunky feel!  An off-matrix specimen, the crystal has what appears to be a re-healed basal cleavage that allows the specimen to stand vertically. The lower 2.9 cm is various shades of plummy-claret-red; beginning a deeper plum and upwardly grading to paler shades and then to watery bubble-gum pink. At this point, the colour changes to bluish-lime-green which continues to the trigonal shallow pyramidal termination, the faces of which are subtle shades of plum and apple-green.  A delightful specimen of Elbaite Tourmaline from Paprok in Kamdesh District, Afghanistan.

Details

Dimensions
5.7 × 3.0 × 2.9 cm
Categories
Gem Minerals, Silicates, Tourmaline
Locality
Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Elbaite, Tourmaline

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