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Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Pyi-Gyi-Taung Mountain, near Let-Pan-Hla, Mandalay, Myanmar

 
Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Pyi-Gyi-Taung Mountain, near Let-Pan-Hla, Mandalay, Myanmar

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Pyi-Gyi-Taung Mountain, near Let-Pan-Hla, Mandalay, Myanmar

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Pyi-Gyi-Taung Mountain, near Let-Pan-Hla, Mandalay, Myanmar

DESCRIPTION:No. 48194
Mineral:Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline
Locality:Pyi-Gyi-Taung Mountain, near Let-Pan-Hla, Mandalay, Myanmar
Description:Lustrous translucent pink rubellite tourmaline crystals, the pink variety of the mineral species elbaite, to 12 mm long with minor white microcline. The rubellite crystals have deep pink color at the terminations and fluoresce under UV illumination.
Overall Size:4x2.5x1.5 cm
Crystals:3-12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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