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Elbaite Tourmaline in Quartz with Lepidolite from Pala Chief Mine, San Diego County, California

 
Elbaite Tourmaline in Quartz with Lepidolite from Pala Chief Mine, San Diego County, California

Elbaite Tourmaline in Quartz with Lepidolite from Pala Chief Mine, San Diego County, California

Elbaite Tourmaline in Quartz with Lepidolite from Pala Chief Mine, San Diego County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 51132
Mineral:Elbaite Tourmaline in Quartz with Lepidolite
Locality:Pala Chief Mine, San Diego County, California
Description:Translucent pink-to-green elbaite tourmaline crystals to 38 mm embedded in translucent gray quartz with purple lepidolite crystals to 5 mm. Most of the elbaite crystals are incomplete. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection
Overall Size:7x6x3 cm
Crystals:3-38 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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