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Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline from Dunton Quarry, Plumbago Mountain, Hall's Ridge, Newry, Oxford County, Maine

 
Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline from Dunton Quarry, Plumbago Mountain, Hall's Ridge, Newry, Oxford County, Maine

Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline from Dunton Quarry, Plumbago Mountain, Hall's Ridge, Newry, Oxford County, Maine

Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline from Dunton Quarry, Plumbago Mountain, Hall's Ridge, Newry, Oxford County, Maine

DESCRIPTION:No. 49922
Mineral:Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline
Locality:Dunton Quarry, Plumbago Mountain, Hall's Ridge, Newry, Oxford County, Maine
Description:Terminated elbaite tourmaline crystal from the famous 1972 discovery. The elbaite crystal has a green outer rind with bright pink core zone, hence the name Watermelon Tourmaline. The bottom was sawn and polished to highlight the internal color zoning. Ex. John H. Marshall (1931-2008) collection
Overall Size:34x30x25 mm
Crystals:34 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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