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Mineral Specimen No. 35417:
Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Chipata, Eastern Province, Zambia.

This mineral specimen of Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Chipata, Eastern Province, Zambia is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Detailed information on mineral specimen No. 35417:

Minerals Species: Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline.
Location of mineral deposit: Chipata, Eastern Province, Zambia.
Description: Unusually large slice of transparent ruby-red rubellite tourmaline, the red variety of the elbaite tourmaline, with a thin green-black outer rind. The rubellite tourmaline slice was polished on one face to highlight the internal clarity and deep color. No damage. Collected in the 1970s. Weight: 258.9 grams.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 12x11x0.8 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 8 mm thick slice
Price: $3000 net (plus shipping).

Mineral Specimens: Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Chipata, Eastern Province, Zambia

Mineral Specimens: Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Chipata, Eastern Province, Zambia

Mineral Specimens: Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Chipata, Eastern Province, Zambia

Mineral Specimens: Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Chipata, Eastern Province, Zambia

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