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Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline in Quartz from Berry-Havey Quarry, Poland, Androscoggin County, Maine

 
Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline in Quartz from Berry-Havey Quarry, Poland, Androscoggin County, Maine

Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline in Quartz from Berry-Havey Quarry, Poland, Androscoggin County, Maine

DESCRIPTION:No. 49065
Mineral:Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline in Quartz
Locality:Berry-Havey Quarry, Poland, Androscoggin County, Maine
Description:Translucent elbaite tourmaline with pronounced curvature caused by post-crystallization deformation embedded in gray quartz. The elbaite crystal has a pink core with outer green zone. Bottom is sawn flat to display without additional support.
Overall Size:7x4x2.5 cm
Crystals:35 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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