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Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline from Dunton Quarry, Plumbago Mountain, Hall's Ridge, Newry, Oxford County, Maine

 
Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline from Dunton Quarry, Plumbago Mountain, Hall's Ridge, Newry, Oxford County, Maine

Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline from Dunton Quarry, Plumbago Mountain, Hall's Ridge, Newry, Oxford County, Maine

Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline from Dunton Quarry, Plumbago Mountain, Hall's Ridge, Newry, Oxford County, Maine

Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline from Dunton Quarry, Plumbago Mountain, Hall's Ridge, Newry, Oxford County, Maine

DESCRIPTION:No. 56113
Mineral:Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline
Locality:Dunton Quarry, Plumbago Mountain, Hall's Ridge, Newry, Oxford County, Maine
Description:Terminated watermelon tourmaline, the variety of the mineral species elbaite named for the pink rubellite core surrounded by an outer green zone that resembles a watermelon from the famous tourmaline pocket first discovered in 1972. Ex. Tom Penney collection #404.
Overall Size:3.5x3x2 cm
Crystals:30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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