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Elbaite Tourmaline from Otjua Mine, Karibib, Namibia

 
Elbaite Tourmaline from Otjua Mine, Karibib, Namibia

Elbaite Tourmaline from Otjua Mine, Karibib, Namibia

Elbaite Tourmaline from Otjua Mine, Karibib, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 42069
Mineral:Elbaite Tourmaline
Locality:Otjua Mine, Karibib, Namibia
Description:Two intersecting bi-colored elbaite tourmaline crystals with flat pinacoid terminations and no matrix attached. The tourmaline crystals have pink center zones and green outer zones (watermelon tourmaline). The corner of the lower crystal is chipped. Ex. Robert C. Lambert #136; acquired in 1992 from Collector's Edge
Overall Size:4.5x2x1 cm
Crystals:3.5 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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