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Elbaite Tourmaline on Fluorapatite from (Mesa Grande District), San Diego County, California

 
Elbaite Tourmaline on Fluorapatite from (Mesa Grande District), San Diego County, California

Elbaite Tourmaline on Fluorapatite from (Mesa Grande District), San Diego County, California

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Elbaite Tourmaline on Fluorapatite from (Mesa Grande District), San Diego County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 24642
Mineral:Elbaite Tourmaline on Fluorapatite
Locality:(Mesa Grande District), San Diego County, California
Description:Terminated crystal of elbaite tourmaline on a partial crystal of pink apatite. The apatite crystal fluoresces bright yellow under UV illumination. Mounted to an acrylic display stand. Ex. Robert Karr collection (California)
Overall Size:3x2x1.5 cm
Crystals:15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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