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Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Mount Mica Quarry, Paris, Oxford County, Maine

 
Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Mount Mica Quarry, Paris, Oxford County, Maine

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Mount Mica Quarry, Paris, Oxford County, Maine

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Mount Mica Quarry, Paris, Oxford County, Maine

DESCRIPTION:No. 61170
Mineral:Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline
Locality:Mount Mica Quarry, Paris, Oxford County, Maine
Description:Lustrous transparent pink rubellite tourmaline crystal, the pink gem variety of the mineral species elbaite, with a black termination that is suspected to be foitite tourmaline overgrowth. One corner of the termination is incomplete. Collected November 2004-2005
Overall Size:20x5x5 mm
Crystals:20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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