• Tourmaline
  • Tourmaline
  • Tourmaline
Gem Minerals

Tourmaline

$2,000.00   €1,704  £1,450.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC19436
This quite squat prismatic Tourmaline crystal contains the colours of sugar candy, a delicious mix of silky whites and pale to deep candy pinks.  From near the town of Araçuaí in Minas Gerais, Brazil, the local gem-bearing granite pegmatite has produced many characteristic gem minerals including Tourmaline in a multitude of colours and prism habits.  This translucent ex. matrix crystal has deeply striated prism faces with a gorgeous bright silky lustre and the flat pinacoid termination has a 1 mm deep pale sky blue cap.  When viewed directly from above, this almost disappears, but from the side, is a distinct blue cap.  Semi-crystalline to granular greenish-blue Tourmaline is attached to the concave face adding texture and colour.  This lovely miniature is mounted on a clear acrylic square base.

Details

Dimensions
4.1 × 2.5 × 2.2 cm
Categories
Gem Minerals, Tourmaline
Locality
Aracuai, Jequitinhonha Valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil, South America

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Tourmaline

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