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Elbaite Tourmaline var. Watermelon Tourmaline from Dunton Quarry, Plumbago Mountain, Hall's Ridge, Newry, Oxford County, Maine

 
Elbaite Tourmaline var. Watermelon Tourmaline from Dunton Quarry, Plumbago Mountain, Hall's Ridge, Newry, Oxford County, Maine

DESCRIPTION:No. 14499
Mineral:Elbaite Tourmaline var. Watermelon Tourmaline
Locality:Dunton Quarry, Plumbago Mountain, Hall's Ridge, Newry, Oxford County, Maine
Description:Single crystal of elbaite tourmaline with flat termination. The outer layer is green with a pink central core - a true watermelon tourmaline. See article: Gem Tourmaline... Rediscovered at Newry in Min. rec., Jan.-Feb. 1975. From the famous 1972 pocket.
Overall Size:16x14x12 mm
Crystals:16 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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