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|Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline on Quartz with Lepidolite
|Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California
|Lustrous translucent pink rubellite tourmaline (the pink variety of the minerals species elbaite) on milky quartz with minor pink lepidolite crystals. The rubellite crystal is not terminated. Ex. Jim Minette (1936-2002)
|For reference only
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