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Fluor-buergerite Tourmaline (formerly Buergerite) from near Mexquitic, San Luis Potosí, Mexico (Type Locality for Fluor-buergerite)

 
Fluor-buergerite Tourmaline (formerly Buergerite) from near Mexquitic, San Luis Potosí, Mexico (Type Locality for Fluor-buergerite)

Fluor-buergerite Tourmaline (formerly Buergerite) from near Mexquitic, San Luis Potosí, Mexico (Type Locality for Fluor-buergerite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 63665
Mineral:Fluor-buergerite Tourmaline (formerly Buergerite)
Locality:near Mexquitic, San Luis Potosí, Mexico (Type Locality for Fluor-buergerite)
Description:Doubly-terminated lustrous brown buergerite tourmaline crystal with no matrix. An excellent specimen from the type locality (the miner of this rare tourmaline died without divulging the exact locality). One end has a chipped edge. Ex. Mort Metersky collection
Overall Size:13x7x5 mm
Crystals:13 mm
Status: For reference only
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