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Elbaite var. Rubellite in Lepidolite from Stewart Mine, Pala District, San Diego County, California

 
Elbaite var. Rubellite in Lepidolite from Stewart Mine, Pala District, San Diego County, California

Elbaite var. Rubellite in Lepidolite from Stewart Mine, Pala District, San Diego County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 50534
Mineral:Elbaite var. Rubellite in Lepidolite
Locality:Stewart Mine, Pala District, San Diego County, California
Description:Lustrous translucent rubellite crystals, the pink gem variety of elbaite tourmaline, embedded in finely crystallized gray-purple lepidolite. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #209b
Overall Size:4x2.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:2-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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