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Elbaite var. Tourmaline with Lepidolite from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California

 
Elbaite var. Tourmaline with Lepidolite from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California

Elbaite var. Tourmaline with Lepidolite from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California

Elbaite var. Tourmaline with Lepidolite from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California

Elbaite var. Tourmaline with Lepidolite from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California

Elbaite var. Tourmaline with Lepidolite from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California

Elbaite var. Tourmaline with Lepidolite from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 57442
Mineral:Elbaite var. Tourmaline with Lepidolite
Locality:Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California
Description:Lustrous bi-colored (pink with green middle zone) transparent elbaite tourmaline crystal with complex termination of pyramidal faces with secondary edge faces. Purple lepidolite mica balls interrupted growth resulting in depressed zones. Collected ca. 1975. Weight: 45.4 grams
Overall Size:4x2x2 cm
Crystals:1-44 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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