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Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California

 
Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 26221
Mineral:Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline
Locality:Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California
Description:Doubly-terminated transparent rubellite tourmaline crystal, the pink gem variety of elbaite tourmaline, with remnants of tan-colored pocket clay on three prism faces. One termination has a step where it intersected an adjacent crystal.
Overall Size:35x4x4 mm
Crystals:35 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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