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Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline from Shamrock Mine, Black Hills, South Dakota

 
Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline from Shamrock Mine, Black Hills, South Dakota

Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline from Shamrock Mine, Black Hills, South Dakota

DESCRIPTION:No. 19205
Mineral:Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline
Locality:Shamrock Mine, Black Hills, South Dakota
Description:Part of an unterminated watermelon tourmaline crystal. The outer layer is lustrous green with a pink center zone resembling a watermelon. Both ends and part of one side shows the pink center.
Overall Size:28x26x24 mm
Crystals:26 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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