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Mineral Specimen No. 71641:
Elbaite Tourmaline with Fluorapatite for sale from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut.

This mineral specimen of Elbaite Tourmaline with Fluorapatite from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut 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 for sale No. 71641:

Mineral Species: Elbaite Tourmaline with Fluorapatite.
Location of mineral deposit: Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut.
Description: Lustrous transparent green elbaite tourmaline crystals to 14 mm frozen in translucent pale-gray quartz with small transparent blue-gray fluorapatite crystals to 1.5 mm that fluoresce bright orange under SW UV illumination. From my personal collection; collected on the Boston Mineral Club field trip when the dumps were being graded during golf course construction ca. 1994.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 4x2.5x2.5 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 1-14 mm
Price: $8 (plus shipping).

Mineral Elbaite Tourmaline with Fluorapatite for sale from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

Detail view of mineral Elbaite Tourmaline with Fluorapatite for sale from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

Detail view of mineral Elbaite Tourmaline with Fluorapatite for sale from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

Photographs Above: daylight illumination. Photographs Below: UV illumination with SuperBright SW UV lamp. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Fluorescent illuminated mineral Elbaite Tourmaline with Fluorapatite for sale from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

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