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Schorl var. Velvet Tourmaline from Apex Mine, San Carlos, Mun. de Manuel Benavides, Chihuahua, Mexico

 
Schorl var. Velvet Tourmaline from Apex Mine, San Carlos, Mun. de Manuel Benavides, Chihuahua, Mexico

Schorl var. Velvet Tourmaline from Apex Mine, San Carlos, Mun. de Manuel Benavides, Chihuahua, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 24752
Mineral:Schorl var. Velvet Tourmaline
Locality:Apex Mine, San Carlos, Mun. de Manuel Benavides, Chihuahua, Mexico
Description:Several intersecting sprays of black schorl tourmaline. The surface has a velvet-like appearance due to many thin, parallel crystals grown together. Remnants of glue on the base (can be soaked off). Ex. L. Russianoff collection
Overall Size:6x4x2.5 cm
Crystals:5-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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