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Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline in Quartz from Pala District, San Diego County, California

 
Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline in Quartz from Pala District, San Diego County, California

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline in Quartz from Pala District, San Diego County, California

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline in Quartz from Pala District, San Diego County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 52978
Mineral:Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline in Quartz
Locality:Pala District, San Diego County, California
Description:Transparent pink rubellite crystal, the pink variety of elbaite tourmaline, intersecting a pale-smoky quartz crystal. The quartz crystal is terminated; the rubellite crystal is a 16 mm segment of a larger crystal. Ex. Tim Swan collection at River Valley Mineral Museum (Rumford, Maine) #247
Overall Size:4.5x2x2 cm
Crystals:16-45 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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