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Elbaite Tourmaline from Itaviata, Minas Gerais, Brazil

 
Elbaite Tourmaline from Itaviata, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Elbaite Tourmaline from Itaviata, Minas Gerais, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 549
Mineral:Elbaite Tourmaline
Locality:Itaviata, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description:Two large dark green elbaite tourmaline crystals 7 and 10 cm long with many smaller tourmaline crystals on the front crystal sides. The back contacted another crystal. The contact exposes a pink lepidolite core as do the ends of the larger crystals. Ex Biggs Coll.
Overall Size:12x4x2 cm
Crystals:5-100 mm
Status: For reference only
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