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Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Brack Prospect, East Glastonbury, Hartford County, Connecticut

 
Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Brack Prospect, East Glastonbury, Hartford County, Connecticut

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Brack Prospect, East Glastonbury, Hartford County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 61788
Mineral:Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline
Locality:Brack Prospect, East Glastonbury, Hartford County, Connecticut
Description:Lustrous transparent rubellite tourmaline crystal, the pink gem variety of the mineral species elbaite, from a small rotted pegmatite that was privately worked over 50 years ago. The rubellite tourmaline crystal is terminated and internally flawless.
Overall Size:7x5x3 mm
Crystals:7 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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