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Elbaite Tourmaline

$900.00   €754  £680.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC18994
This Elbaite Tourmaline can simply be summed-up as exceedingly pretty and captivating!  The thickly-set, vertically striated prism, is a delicious translucent bubble-gum pink which grades through astringent mottled yellow to an acidic-burnt lime green termination.  Triangular in cross section, the upper halves of two sides are richly encrusted with intergrown blades of white Albite feldspar, themselves populated by tiny pale lime-green Elbaite crystals.  Mounted vertically on a clear acrylic base and with a late Tony Milverton label, a much-respected mineral dealer from Cheshire, England.

Details

Dimensions
4.9 × 2.7 × 2.3 cm
Categories
Gem Minerals, Tourmaline
Locality
Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego County, California, USA

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Elbaite, Tourmaline

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