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Elbaite Tourmaline partially altered to Lepidolite from Minas Gerais, Brazil

 
Elbaite Tourmaline partially altered to Lepidolite from Minas Gerais, Brazil

Elbaite Tourmaline partially altered to Lepidolite from Minas Gerais, Brazil

Elbaite Tourmaline partially altered to Lepidolite from Minas Gerais, Brazil

Elbaite Tourmaline partially altered to Lepidolite from Minas Gerais, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 57979
Mineral:Elbaite Tourmaline partially altered to Lepidolite
Locality:Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description:Partial crystal of lustrous transparent dark-green elbaite with the core exposed on the underside revealing the elbaite altered to pink lepidolite mica. When viewed on the end you can see the elbaite is 3-5 mm thick with the core entirely lepidolite.
Overall Size:14x3.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-140 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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