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Uvite var. Chrome Tourmaline from Tanzania

 
Uvite var. Chrome Tourmaline from Tanzania

Uvite var. Chrome Tourmaline from Tanzania

DESCRIPTION:No. 61779
Mineral:Uvite var. Chrome Tourmaline
Locality:Tanzania
Description:Lustrous transparent green uvite tourmaline crystal with short striated prism faces and complex termination. The tourmalines are commonly labeled as chrome tourmaline, but recent reports indicate they are chrome-free and actually colored by V2O3. Ex. W. Frech (1913-1998) collection #1175
Overall Size:9x9x8 mm
Crystals:9 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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