• Elbaite (Tourmaline)
  • Elbaite (Tourmaline)
Tourmaline

Elbaite (Tourmaline)

$1,500.00   €1,264  £1,140.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC20763
An elegant 5.5 cm tall Elbaite Tourmaline from Coronel Murta in Minas Gerais, Brazil, mounted vertically on a bevelled clear acrylic base.  The lower 4 cm grades from electric lime-green to sea-green, then mustardy-green, and finally zingy lime-green.  The final 1.5 cm varies from pink-tinted colourless Elbaite to floury, whitish bubble gum-pink and terminating creamy-golden-lemon!  The entire crystal is semi-transparent and filled with crystalline reflecting planes and wispy black inclusions.  The termination divides into four distinct separated  crystals, each with its own pyramidal asymmetric faces.  A delightful ex-matrix Elbaite Tourmaline from Coronel Murta.

Details

Dimensions
5.5 × 1.6 × 1.3 cm
Categories
Gem Minerals, Tourmaline
Locality
Coronel Murta, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Elbaite, Tourmaline

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