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Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Pala District, San Diego County, California

 
Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Pala District, San Diego County, California

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Pala District, San Diego County, California

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Pala District, San Diego County, California

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Pala District, San Diego County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 37341
Mineral:Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline
Locality:Pala District, San Diego County, California
Description:Hot-pink transparent rubellite tourmaline crystal, the pink gem variety of elbaite, with no matrix attached. The rubellite crystal is flattened in section and is doubly-terminated. One corner of the termination has remnants of white albite matrix. Ex. John Albanese, Jr.
Overall Size:32x14x7 mm
Crystals:32 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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