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Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline from Minas Gerais, Brazil

 
Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline from Minas Gerais, Brazil

Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline from Minas Gerais, Brazil

Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline from Minas Gerais, Brazil

Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline from Minas Gerais, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 46289
Mineral:Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline
Locality:Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description:Large watermelon tourmaline crystal, an elbaite tourmaline with a red center zone and green outer zone resembling a watermelon when viewed on end, with lustrous green-brown pyramidal termination faces. The bottom shows large internal gemmy areas. Ex. Bob Holzer (1934-2009) collection
Overall Size:13x8.5x7 cm
Crystals:55-125 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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