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Elbaite Tourmaline from Momeik, northeast of Mogok, Mandalay Division, Myanmar (Burma)

 
Elbaite Tourmaline from Momeik, northeast of Mogok, Mandalay Division, Myanmar (Burma)

Elbaite Tourmaline from Momeik, northeast of Mogok, Mandalay Division, Myanmar (Burma)

DESCRIPTION:No. 36547
Mineral:Elbaite Tourmaline
Locality:Momeik, northeast of Mogok, Mandalay Division, Myanmar (Burma)
Description:Single crystal of elbaite tourmaline with black (schorl) core zone. The termination is transparent pink and has a flat basal pinacoid face surrounded by many parallel microfaces. If it grew further it would have formed a mushroom-shaped tourmaline.
Overall Size:20x18x15 mm
Crystals:18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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