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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. 37334
Mineral:Elbaite Tourmaline
Locality:Gillette Quarry, Haddam Neck, Middlesex County, Connecticut
Description:Tapered transparent green elbaite tourmaline crystal with no matrix attached. The termination has two steep faces and the crystal is internally flawless with rich gem-grade color. The tapered shape is because it contacted and adjacent crystal. Ex. John Albanese, Jr.
Overall Size:17x6x6 mm
Crystals:17 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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