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Elbaite Tourmaline, curved crystal from Minas Gerais, Brazil

 
Elbaite Tourmaline, curved crystal from Minas Gerais, Brazil

Elbaite Tourmaline, curved crystal from Minas Gerais, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 55524
Mineral:Elbaite Tourmaline, curved crystal
Locality:Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description:Unusual bent crystal of translucent olive-green elbaite tourmaline with lustrous crystal faces. The elbaite crystal is not terminated at either end. The curvature is caused by post-crystallization deformation and recrystallization. Ex. L. Zara collection (editor, Mineral Digest)
Overall Size:30x7x7 mm
Crystals:30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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