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Elbaite Tourmaline from Little Three Mine, Ramona, California

 
Elbaite Tourmaline from Little Three Mine, Ramona, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 10147
Mineral:Elbaite Tourmaline
Locality:Little Three Mine, Ramona, California
Description:Single crystal of what appears to be schorl tourmaline 2 cm long. However, the bottom is cut and polished to reveal the black exterior is only a thin layer of late growth, and the center is transparent yellow-brown elbaite tourmaline. Ex. L. Zara collection (editor, Mineral Digest)
Overall Size:3x3x3 cm
Crystals:2 cm
Status: For reference only
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