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Schorl Tourmaline in Microcline var. Amazonite from McHome Mine, Mitchell County, North Carolina

 
Schorl Tourmaline in Microcline var. Amazonite from McHome Mine, Mitchell County, North Carolina

Schorl Tourmaline in Microcline var. Amazonite from McHome Mine, Mitchell County, North Carolina

Schorl Tourmaline in Microcline var. Amazonite from McHome Mine, Mitchell County, North Carolina

DESCRIPTION:No. 59214
Mineral:Schorl Tourmaline in Microcline var. Amazonite
Locality:McHome Mine, Mitchell County, North Carolina
Description:Pale-green amazonite, the green variety of microcline feldspar colored by trace lead impurities, with a group of black schorl tourmaline crystals embedded in one end. Ex. B. Gaber collection #145
Overall Size:5.5x4.5x3 cm
Crystals:5-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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