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Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline from Santa Rosa Mine, Itambacuri, Minas Gerais, Brazil

 
Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline from Santa Rosa Mine, Itambacuri, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline from Santa Rosa Mine, Itambacuri, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline from Santa Rosa Mine, Itambacuri, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline from Santa Rosa Mine, Itambacuri, Minas Gerais, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 56585
Mineral:Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline
Locality:Santa Rosa Mine, Itambacuri, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description:Lustrous highly-transparent bi-colored elbaite tourmaline crystals with flat basal pinacoid terminations that are etched. This tourmaline variety is known as watermelon tourmaline because of the pink core surrounded by green outer zones.
Overall Size:32x19x10 mm
Crystals:8-32 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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