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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 44312
Mineral:Elbaite Tourmaline
Locality:Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California
Description:Transparent green elbaite tourmaline crystal with flat basal pinacoid termination and striated prism faces. The elbaite crystal is green (with slightly yellowish tint) and has an intense neon-green 2 mm thick zone at the termination.
Overall Size:46x19x18 mm
Crystals:46 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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