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Elbaite Tourmaline from Gillette Quarry, Haddam Neck, Middlesex County, Connecticut

 
Elbaite Tourmaline from Gillette Quarry, Haddam Neck, Middlesex County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 30357
Mineral:Elbaite Tourmaline
Locality:Gillette Quarry, Haddam Neck, Middlesex County, Connecticut
Description:Complete doubly-terminated crystal if green elbaite tourmaline with lavender-pink areas on a few edges. The tourmaline is translucent green with silky chatoyance when rear-illuminated. The crystal has been carefully repaired at a center break.
Overall Size:7x2x1.5 cm
Crystals:7 cm
Status: For reference only
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