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Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline with Lepidolite from Santa Rosa Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil

 
Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline with Lepidolite from Santa Rosa Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline with Lepidolite from Santa Rosa Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline with Lepidolite from Santa Rosa Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 42059
Mineral:Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline with Lepidolite
Locality:Santa Rosa Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description:Translucent elbaite, variety watermelon tourmaline crystals (named because they have a pink center surrounded by a green outer zone) with small brown lepidolite crystals. The largest crystal is unterminated and shows the pink core when viewed on end. Ex. Robert C. Lambert #4; acquired in 1972
Overall Size:43x30x25 mm
Crystals:1-35 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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