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Elbaite Tourmaline on Milky Quartz from Pala District, San Diego County, California

 
Elbaite Tourmaline on Milky Quartz from Pala District, San Diego County, California

Elbaite Tourmaline on Milky Quartz from Pala District, San Diego County, California

Elbaite Tourmaline on Milky Quartz from Pala District, San Diego County, California

Elbaite Tourmaline on Milky Quartz from Pala District, San Diego County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 37354
Mineral:Elbaite Tourmaline on Milky Quartz
Locality:Pala District, San Diego County, California
Description:Terminated pink rubellite crystal, the pink variety of elbaite, embedded in a light-gray milky quartz crystal with yellowish albite. Other rubellite tourmalines are visible inside the quartz on the rear. The tourmaline termination and sides are chipped. Ex. John Albanese (1898-1969), ex. John Albanese, Jr.
Overall Size:5x5x4 cm
Crystals:40 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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