• Elbaite Tourmaline with Quartz
Gem Minerals

Elbaite Tourmaline with Quartz

$450.00   €383  £330.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC21286
This 3.2 cm tall Elbaite Tourmaline crystal is from a new gem pocket found in the Coronel Murta district of Minas Gerais in Brazil.  The pocket contained a stunning variety of vivid pink Elbaite crystals associated with various combinations of typical pegmatite species such as Quartz, Albite Feldspar and Lepidolite Mica.  This translucent prism has a small unterminated Elbaite set horizontally just above its base and several milky-white, double terminated Quartz crystals epitaxially aligned up one side.  The crystal has a curved triangular pinacoid termination and when back-lit, displays a number of gemmy patches.  No repairs have been made to this specimen and it is displayed nicely on a small colourless acrylic base.

Details

Dimensions
3.5 × 1.8 × 1.5 cm
Categories
Gem Minerals, Quartz and Agate, Tourmaline
Locality
Coronel Murta, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Elbaite, Quartz, Tourmaline

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