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Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Kamdesh, Nuristan, Afghanistan

 
Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Kamdesh, Nuristan, Afghanistan

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Kamdesh, Nuristan, Afghanistan

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Kamdesh, Nuristan, Afghanistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 59372
Mineral:Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline
Locality:Kamdesh, Nuristan, Afghanistan
Description:Two doubly-terminated parallel transparent rubellite tourmaline crystals, the pink gem variety of the mineral species elbaite, with flat pinacoid termination on the bottom, and incomplete pyramidal termination on the top end.
Overall Size:23x10x5 mm
Crystals:16-23 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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