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Elbaite Tourmaline on Quartz with Albite, Microcline, Lepidolite from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California

 
Elbaite Tourmaline on Quartz with Albite, Microcline, Lepidolite from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California

Elbaite Tourmaline on Quartz with Albite, Microcline, Lepidolite from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 39687
Mineral:Elbaite Tourmaline on Quartz with Albite, Microcline, Lepidolite
Locality:Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California
Description:Brownish smoky quartz crystal group 5 cm long with a translucent pink rubellite variety of elbaite tourmaline crystal 6 mm long on one corner. the matrix has crystals of lilac lepidolite and white platy albite and blocky microcline. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #5215; originally acquired in 1982 from B. Pinch
Overall Size:8x7x4 cm
Crystals:2-50 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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