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Elbaite var. Paraiba Blue Tourmaline from Sao Jose da Batalha, Paraiba, Brazil

 
Elbaite var. Paraiba Blue Tourmaline from Sao Jose da Batalha, Paraiba, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 21601
Mineral:Elbaite var. Paraiba Blue Tourmaline
Locality:Sao Jose da Batalha, Paraiba, Brazil
Description:Translucent crystal of the famous Paraiba Blue tourmaline (elbaite with high copper content). The crystal is not terminated. Paraiba tourmalines are hard to obtain because security at the mine ensures all material goes to the lapidaries.
Overall Size:22x6x6 mm
Crystals:22 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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