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Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Ofiki, Oyo State, Nigeria

 
Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Ofiki, Oyo State, Nigeria

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Ofiki, Oyo State, Nigeria

DESCRIPTION:No. 46266
Mineral:Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline
Locality:Ofiki, Oyo State, Nigeria
Description:Flawless gem-grade rubellite crystal, the pink variety of elbaite tourmaline, with complex termination. The outer edges are worn, indicating this tourmaline crystal was recovered from an alluvial deposit not far from the original source. Ex. Bob Holzer (1934-2009) collection
Overall Size:31x12x11 mm
Crystals:31 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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