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Elbaite Tourmaline in Lepidolite from Urupuca (Uru Pua) Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil

 
Elbaite Tourmaline in Lepidolite from Urupuca (Uru Pua) Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Elbaite Tourmaline in Lepidolite from Urupuca (Uru Pua) Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Elbaite Tourmaline in Lepidolite from Urupuca (Uru Pua) Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Elbaite Tourmaline in Lepidolite from Urupuca (Uru Pua) Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Elbaite Tourmaline in Lepidolite from Urupuca (Uru Pua) Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Elbaite Tourmaline in Lepidolite from Urupuca (Uru Pua) Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 52959
Mineral:Elbaite Tourmaline in Lepidolite
Locality:Urupuca (Uru Pua) Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description:Vivid lilac-colored columnar lepidolite crystals to 18 mm intermixed with lustrous transparent green elbaite crystals to 45 mm. Only a handful of these specimens were brought to Tucson by the miner and I was lucky to be able to buy one. Collected in January 2000. (Sometimes labeled as from the Pederneira Mine.)
Overall Size:8.5x7x3.5 cm
Crystals:2-45 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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