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Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Mawi Pegmatite, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

 
Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Mawi Pegmatite, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 46475
Mineral:Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline
Locality:Mawi Pegmatite, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
Description:Terminated crystal of lustrous transparent rubellite tourmaline, the pink gem variety of elbaite, with minor quartz and lepidolite along the bottom edge.
Overall Size:16x8x5 mm
Crystals:16 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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