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Elbaite Tourmaline with Muscovite and Albite from Cruzeiro Mine, São Jose da Safira, Minas Gerais, Brazil

 
Elbaite Tourmaline with Muscovite and Albite from Cruzeiro Mine, São Jose da Safira, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Elbaite Tourmaline with Muscovite and Albite from Cruzeiro Mine, São Jose da Safira, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Elbaite Tourmaline with Muscovite and Albite from Cruzeiro Mine, São Jose da Safira, Minas Gerais, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 55902
Mineral:Elbaite Tourmaline with Muscovite and Albite
Locality:Cruzeiro Mine, São Jose da Safira, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description:Lustrous green prismatic elbaite tourmaline crystals to 60 mm intergrown with platy white cleavelandite variety of albite crystals to 10 mm and silvery muscovite mica crystals to 25 mm. The elbaite prism faces exhibit chatoyancy (Cat's-Eye effect).
Overall Size:7x5x3 cm
Crystals:5-60 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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