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Elbaite Tourmaline from Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Elbaite Tourmaline from Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Mineral:Elbaite Tourmaline
Locality:Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description:Doubly-terminated translucent green elbaite tourmaline crystal with colorless limonite-stained termination at one end. Note crystal has a slight bend where it broke and healed in skewed orientation. The bottom termination is partially coated with albite. Ex. Chas. W. Velte Jr. (1914-1987) collection #561
Overall Size:7x1.5x1.3 cm
Crystals:7 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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