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Lepidolite, Rubellite Tourmaline on Quartz from Himalaya Mine, San Diego County, California

 
Lepidolite, Rubellite Tourmaline on Quartz from Himalaya Mine, San Diego County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 18996
Mineral:Lepidolite, Rubellite Tourmaline on Quartz
Locality:Himalaya Mine, San Diego County, California
Description:Smoky quartz crystal 7 cm long overgrown with rosettes of pink-brown lepidolite up to 10 mm diameter. Three pink rubellite tourmaline crystals are attached along the sides. Classic gem pegmatite specimen. Ex. E.W. Shaw collection
Overall Size:7x6x6 cm
Crystals:5-70 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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