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Elbaite-Schorl Tourmaline in Quartz from Temescal Canyon, Riverside County, California

 
Elbaite-Schorl Tourmaline in Quartz from Temescal Canyon, Riverside County, California

Elbaite-Schorl Tourmaline in Quartz from Temescal Canyon, Riverside County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 52208
Mineral:Elbaite-Schorl Tourmaline in Quartz
Locality:Temescal Canyon, Riverside County, California
Description:Radiating sunburst-formations of dark tourmaline crystals embedded in quartz. The tourmalines appear black, but are actually transparent brown when viewed under magnification leading to the elbaite or schorl identification. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection, employed at Crestmore 1951-1969, rising to managing director of Riverside Cement Co.
Overall Size:7.5x5x3 cm
Crystals:1-14 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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