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Elbaite Tourmaline

$850.00   €695  £600.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC18991
A beautiful miniature double terminated Elbaite Tourmaline from the Himalaya mine in San Diego County, California, USA which displays splendid colour zoning.  The prism is triangular in cross section and measures 4.1 cm long.  The prism begins as deep bottle green quickly grading to translucent sage and sea-green and then watery pink.  A 1.8 cm zone of pale sage green then follows, pervaded with horizontally orientated black or dark green wispy inclusions, a most unusual feature in Tourmalines I have seen.  The prism terminates with a 7 mm deep pale fuchsia pink cap.  A delightful Tourmaline from this most historic California mine.

Details

Dimensions
4.1 × 1.5 × 1.5 cm
Categories
Gem Minerals, Tourmaline
Locality
Himalaya Mine, San Diego Co., California, USA, North America

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Elbaite, Tourmaline

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