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Beryl var. Emerald with Schorl Tourmaline in Quartz from Crabtree Mine, Spruce Pine District, Mitchell County, North Carolina

 
Beryl var. Emerald with Schorl Tourmaline in Quartz from Crabtree Mine, Spruce Pine District, Mitchell County, North Carolina

Beryl var. Emerald with Schorl Tourmaline in Quartz from Crabtree Mine, Spruce Pine District, Mitchell County, North Carolina

Beryl var. Emerald with Schorl Tourmaline in Quartz from Crabtree Mine, Spruce Pine District, Mitchell County, North Carolina

DESCRIPTION:No. 42989
Mineral:Beryl var. Emerald with Schorl Tourmaline in Quartz
Locality:Crabtree Mine, Spruce Pine District, Mitchell County, North Carolina
Description:Many translucent green emerald crystals (the green gem variety of the mineral beryl) embedded in quartz with black schorl tourmaline crystals. There are several good emerald crystals in the specimen, and more could be exposed with careful preparation.
Overall Size:5.5x5x4 cm
Crystals:1-7 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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