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Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Mount Mica Quarry, Paris, Oxford County, Maine

 
Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Mount Mica Quarry, Paris, Oxford County, Maine

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Mount Mica Quarry, Paris, Oxford County, Maine

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Mount Mica Quarry, Paris, Oxford County, Maine

DESCRIPTION:No. 46083
Mineral:Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline
Locality:Mount Mica Quarry, Paris, Oxford County, Maine
Description:Parallel formation of translucent rubellite crystals, the pink variety of elbaite tourmaline, with a bi-colored elbaite crystal on the face that is transparent green with pink termination. Note the label was corrected by Van King, Maine mineral expert. Ex. J. Cilen (1916-1997) #17345; ex. Alexandre Stuer (1890s-1920?)
Overall Size:4x3x1 cm
Crystals:10-30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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