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Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline in Lepidolite from Stewart Mine, Pala, San Diego County, California

 
Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline in Lepidolite from Stewart Mine, Pala, San Diego County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 20447
Mineral:Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline in Lepidolite
Locality:Stewart Mine, Pala, San Diego County, California
Description:Fan-shaped formation of pink rubellite tourmaline crystals up to 4 cm long in lavender lepidolite matrix. Good quality specimen of this classic occurrence. With old label from Hugh Ford (1885-1966). Ex. Robert C. Linck (1905-1970)
Overall Size:9x6x3 cm
Crystals:1-4 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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