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Elbaite Tourmaline on Milky Quartz from Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil

 
Elbaite Tourmaline on Milky Quartz from Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Elbaite Tourmaline on Milky Quartz from Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 39453
Mineral:Elbaite Tourmaline on Milky Quartz
Locality:Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description:Tabular doubly-terminated milky quartz crystals up to 50 mm long with several dark green elbaite tourmaline crystals up to 36 mm long (one is terminated) on the surface of the quartz. When rear-illuminated the elbaite tourmaline shows transparency. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #881
Overall Size:6.5x5x3 cm
Crystals:2-50 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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