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Elbaite Tourmaline in Quartz from Dunton Quarry, Plumbago Mountain, Hall's Ridge, Newry, Oxford County, Maine

 
Elbaite Tourmaline in Quartz from Dunton Quarry, Plumbago Mountain, Hall's Ridge, Newry, Oxford County, Maine

Elbaite Tourmaline in Quartz from Dunton Quarry, Plumbago Mountain, Hall's Ridge, Newry, Oxford County, Maine

Elbaite Tourmaline in Quartz from Dunton Quarry, Plumbago Mountain, Hall's Ridge, Newry, Oxford County, Maine

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Elbaite Tourmaline in Quartz from Dunton Quarry, Plumbago Mountain, Hall's Ridge, Newry, Oxford County, Maine

DESCRIPTION:No. 48857
Mineral:Elbaite Tourmaline in Quartz
Locality:Dunton Quarry, Plumbago Mountain, Hall's Ridge, Newry, Oxford County, Maine
Description:Two partial crystals of multicolored elbaite tourmaline embedded in milky quartz. The elbaite crystals have blue, pink and green zones with striated, lustrous prism faces. The elbaite fluoresces under UV illumination (see: Gems and Gemology, v.15, p.19).
Overall Size:10x7x7 cm
Crystals:5-6 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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