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Elbaite Tourmaline from Santa Rosa, Minas Gerais, Brazil

 
Elbaite Tourmaline from Santa Rosa, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Elbaite Tourmaline from Santa Rosa, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Elbaite Tourmaline from Santa Rosa, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Elbaite Tourmaline from Santa Rosa, Minas Gerais, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 49614
Mineral:Elbaite Tourmaline
Locality:Santa Rosa, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description:Large cluster of subparallel transparent elbaite tourmaline crystals with color from pink in the lower portions to deep green in the upper zones. The tourmaline crystals have lustrous prism faces with etched pyramidal terminations. Bottom is sawn flat. Ex. Gerald Clark collection, Ex. John Durkos who acquired the specimen in Brazil ca. 1970 while on a buying trip with Dick Hauck
Overall Size:14.5x12x11 cm
Crystals:30-140 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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