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Elbaite Tourmaline from Keith Quarry, Mount Apatite, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine

 
Elbaite Tourmaline from Keith Quarry, Mount Apatite, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine

Elbaite Tourmaline from Keith Quarry, Mount Apatite, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine

DESCRIPTION:No. 6438
Mineral:Elbaite Tourmaline
Locality:Keith Quarry, Mount Apatite, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine
Description:Lustrous transparent green elbaite tourmaline crystal with remnants of white albite on the sides. The elbaite tourmaline crystal has a flat basal pinacoid termination with a matte luster caused by microscopic etching. Ex. Sahno Collection; collected ca. 1975
Overall Size:11x5x4 mm
Crystals:11 mm
Status: For reference only
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