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Elbaite Tourmaline with Cookeite from Bennett Quarry, Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine

 
Elbaite Tourmaline with Cookeite from Bennett Quarry, Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine

Elbaite Tourmaline with Cookeite from Bennett Quarry, Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine

Elbaite Tourmaline with Cookeite from Bennett Quarry, Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine

DESCRIPTION:No. 48875
Mineral:Elbaite Tourmaline with Cookeite
Locality:Bennett Quarry, Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine
Description:Internally flawless green elbaite tourmaline crystal 30 mm long with the termination capped with an overgrowth of tan-colored cookeite crystals to 0.5 mm. The color of the elbaite crystals is mostly deep-green with a yellow tint near the termination. Found in 1931; ex. Stan Perham in 1957; ex. T.M. Phetteplace (?-1996)
Overall Size:34x6x6 mm
Crystals:0.2-30.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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