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Dravite Tourmaline from Dobrova, Dravograd (Unterdrauburg), formerly Carinthia, Republic of Slovenia (Type Locality for Dravite)

 
Dravite Tourmaline from Dobrova, Dravograd (Unterdrauburg), formerly Carinthia, Republic of Slovenia (Type Locality for Dravite)

Dravite Tourmaline from Dobrova, Dravograd (Unterdrauburg), formerly Carinthia, Republic of Slovenia (Type Locality for Dravite)

Dravite Tourmaline from Dobrova, Dravograd (Unterdrauburg), formerly Carinthia, Republic of Slovenia (Type Locality for Dravite)

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Dravite Tourmaline from Dobrova, Dravograd (Unterdrauburg), formerly Carinthia, Republic of Slovenia (Type Locality for Dravite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 44492
Mineral:Dravite Tourmaline
Locality:Dobrova, Dravograd (Unterdrauburg), formerly Carinthia, Republic of Slovenia (Type Locality for Dravite)
Description:Lustrous translucent brown dravite tourmaline crystals on one face of a thick vein of muscovite mica. Many of the dravite crystals are terminated, with three-faced pyramidal termination faces. The dravite fluoresces faint orange under UV illumination. Ex. Harold D. Miller (1838-1919 or 1920) collection, bequeathed to the Wadsworth Atheneum in 1909; ex. Loomis-Chaffee School
Overall Size:8x7x5 cm
Crystals:2-19 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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