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Quartz with Tourmaline inclusions from Capelinha, Minas Gerais, Brazil

 
Quartz with Tourmaline inclusions from Capelinha, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Quartz with Tourmaline inclusions from Capelinha, Minas Gerais, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 46049
Mineral:Quartz with Tourmaline inclusions
Locality:Capelinha, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description:Doubly-terminated transparent colorless quartz crystals to 75 mm long with bluish hair-like inclusions that miner reports were identified by the Smithsonian as tourmaline (schorl or elbaite).
Overall Size:8x4.5x3 cm
Crystals:3-75 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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