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Elbaite Tourmaline with Lepidolite from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California

 
Elbaite Tourmaline with Lepidolite from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California

Elbaite Tourmaline with Lepidolite from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 41712
Mineral:Elbaite Tourmaline with Lepidolite
Locality:Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California
Description:Bi-colored elbaite tourmaline crystal with flat pinacoid termination and secondary edges faces. Most of the tourmaline crystal is translucent pink but the upper termination zone is intense green color. One side has a small group of purple lepidolite.
Overall Size:25x17x15 mm
Crystals:4-25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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