• SCHORL TOURMALINE
  • SCHORL TOURMALINE
  • SCHORL TOURMALINE
  • SCHORL TOURMALINE
  • SCHORL TOURMALINE
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SCHORL TOURMALINE

$4,000.00   €3,357  £3,030.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC7902
Five highly lustrous, terminated, intergrown jet-black crystals of Schorl Tourmaline make for a showy specimen from the renowned occurrence at Woolley Farm near Bovey Tracy in Devon, England.  These tourmalines were discovered by farm workers shortly after 1815, in a pegmatite pocket of the Dartmoor granite exposed while working a field.  The Schorl crystals are broad and stubby, measuring between 3 to 4.5 cm across, with mirror-smooth prism faces and spikey, feathered terminations.  The underneath has a rich covering of etched colourless Quartz crystals to about 7 mm long.  A few 1 to 2 mm crystals of snow-white Fluorapatite are attached to the side of one Schorl crystal.  A very good example for this historic Devon locality.

Details

Dimensions
10.2 × 7.4 × 4.6 cm
Categories
Tourmaline
Locality
Woolley Farm, Bovey Tracey, Devon, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Schorl, Tourmaline

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