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Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Cruzeiro Mine, São Jose da Safira, Minas Gerais, Brazil

 
Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Cruzeiro Mine, São Jose da Safira, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Cruzeiro Mine, São Jose da Safira, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Cruzeiro Mine, São Jose da Safira, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Cruzeiro Mine, São Jose da Safira, Minas Gerais, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 55146
Mineral:Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline
Locality:Cruzeiro Mine, São Jose da Safira, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description:Vivid pink transparent-to-translucent rubellite crystal, the pink gem variety of the mineral species elbaite, with flat pinacoid termination modified by two shallow pyramidal faces with spherical impressions of another mineral. The bottom was sawn flat. Ex. Dr. N. Luppescu, originally acquired in 2003
Overall Size:5x1.5x1.5 cm
Crystals:52 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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