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Elbaite Tourmaline var. Watermelon from Kunar, Afghanistan

 
Elbaite Tourmaline var. Watermelon from Kunar, Afghanistan

Elbaite Tourmaline var. Watermelon from Kunar, Afghanistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 19269
Mineral:Elbaite Tourmaline var. Watermelon
Locality:Kunar, Afghanistan
Description:Single crystal of translucent elbaite tourmaline, with complex termination on the top. The outer green layer surrounds a pink center giving the watermelon name.
Overall Size:23x19x18 mm
Crystals:23 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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