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Lepidolite pseudomorph after Elbaite Tourmaline from Minas Gerais, Brazil

 
Lepidolite pseudomorph after Elbaite Tourmaline from Minas Gerais, Brazil

Lepidolite pseudomorph after Elbaite Tourmaline from Minas Gerais, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 43222
Mineral:Lepidolite pseudomorph after Elbaite Tourmaline
Locality:Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description:Tan-to-pink lepidolite pseudomorph after green elbaite tourmaline crystal 6 cm in diameter. One termination is completely altered to pink lepidolite, but the sides show remnants of green elbaite on the surfaces. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #7473; originally acquired in 1989
Overall Size:6.5x6x5.5 cm
Crystals:6 cm pseudo
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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