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Buergerite Tourmaline on matrix from near Mexquitic, San Luis Potosi, Mexico (Type Locality for Buergerite)

 
Buergerite Tourmaline on matrix from near Mexquitic, San Luis Potosi, Mexico (Type Locality for Buergerite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 12710
Mineral:Buergerite Tourmaline on matrix
Locality:near Mexquitic, San Luis Potosi, Mexico (Type Locality for Buergerite)
Description:Lustrous brown-black buergerite crystals up to 8 mm on light matrix. This is from the type locality for this rare tourmaline species. Ex. A. Stevenson (1916-2007) collection #40
Overall Size:27x17x12 mm
Crystals:3-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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