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Elbaite Tourmaline var. Rubellite with Montmorillonite from Mawi Pegmatite, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

 
Elbaite Tourmaline var. Rubellite with Montmorillonite from Mawi Pegmatite, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Elbaite Tourmaline var. Rubellite with Montmorillonite from Mawi Pegmatite, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 28821
Mineral:Elbaite Tourmaline var. Rubellite with Montmorillonite
Locality:Mawi Pegmatite, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
Description:Bright pink cluster of elbaite var. rubellite tourmaline with pink montmorillonite coating throughout. The largest crystal is doubly-terminated. Beautiful specimen - the bright pink color is a real eye-catcher.
Overall Size:5x3.5x2 cm
Crystals:8-45 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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