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Cookeite and Lepidolite pseudomorphs after Elbaite Tourmaline from Minas Gerais, Brazil

 
Cookeite and Lepidolite pseudomorphs after Elbaite Tourmaline from Minas Gerais, Brazil

Cookeite and Lepidolite pseudomorphs after Elbaite Tourmaline from Minas Gerais, Brazil

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Cookeite and Lepidolite pseudomorphs after Elbaite Tourmaline from Minas Gerais, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 58847
Mineral:Cookeite and Lepidolite pseudomorphs after Elbaite Tourmaline
Locality:Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description:Prismatic translucent green elbaite tourmaline crystals that with altered cores of cookeite and lepidolite. When the outer layer of the elbaite dissolved it left the pseudomorphic cores that fluoresce under SW UV illumination. Ex. B. Gaber collection, acquired Si Frazier.
Overall Size:4.5x2x1.5 cm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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