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Mineral Specimen No. 80365:
Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline for sale from Pala Mining District, San Diego County, California.

This mineral specimen Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Pala Mining District, San Diego County, California 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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Description of Mineral Specimen for sale No. 80365:

Mineral Species: Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline.
Location of origin: Pala Mining District, San Diego County, California.
Description: Many lustrous transparent pink rubellite tourmaline crystals, the pink gem variety of the mineral species elbaite, frozen in platy brown muscovite mica. The rubellite tourmaline crystals have rich pink color and possibly more could be exposed by cleaning The crystal grew simultaneously with the surrounding matrix, resulting in naturally crystallized irregular crystal surfaces. Ex. Miller #M481; collected ca. 1970.
Overall size: 5x4.5x3 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 8-30 mm
Price: $95 (plus shipping).

Mineral Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline for sale from Pala Mining District, San Diego County, California

Detail view of mineral Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline for sale from Pala Mining District, San Diego County, California

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