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Elbaite Tourmaline var. Rubellite in Lepidolite from Mount Mica Quarry, Paris, Oxford County, Maine

 
Elbaite Tourmaline var. Rubellite in Lepidolite from Mount Mica Quarry, Paris, Oxford County, Maine

Elbaite Tourmaline var. Rubellite in Lepidolite from Mount Mica Quarry, Paris, Oxford County, Maine

DESCRIPTION:No. 29485
Mineral:Elbaite Tourmaline var. Rubellite in Lepidolite
Locality:Mount Mica Quarry, Paris, Oxford County, Maine
Description:One of the few specimens found of lilac-colored lepidolite crystals up to 3 mm intergrown with pink rubellite tourmalines up to 18 mm long. Very colorful combination. Collected November 2004
Overall Size:5x3x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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