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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 44314
Mineral:Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline
Locality:Santa Rosa Mine, Itambacuri, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description:Terminated crystal of watermelon tourmaline variety of elbaite with intense green termination. The name is due to the pink center surrounded by the green rind. The color zoning is easily visible because the outer green zone is highly transparent (gemmy).
Overall Size:50x11x11 mm
Crystals:50 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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