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Muscovite var. Damourite pseudomorph after Elbaite Tourmaline from (Mount Rubellite) Hebron, Oxford County, Maine

 
Muscovite var. Damourite pseudomorph after Elbaite Tourmaline from (Mount Rubellite) Hebron, Oxford County, Maine

Muscovite var. Damourite pseudomorph after Elbaite Tourmaline from (Mount Rubellite) Hebron, Oxford County, Maine

Muscovite var. Damourite pseudomorph after Elbaite Tourmaline from (Mount Rubellite) Hebron, Oxford County, Maine

DESCRIPTION:No. 66471
Mineral:Muscovite var. Damourite pseudomorph after Elbaite Tourmaline
Locality:(Mount Rubellite) Hebron, Oxford County, Maine
Description:Translucent pink muscovite pseudomorph after an elongated elbaite tourmaline crystal exposed on one face of milky quartz. The elbaite crystallized first, was enclosed with quartz, then altered to muscovite while maintaining the elbaite form. Ex. Wallace G. Levison (1846-1924) #1033, originally acquired 17 December 1892 from Gideon Bence of West Minot, Maine
Overall Size:6x4x4 cm
Crystals:38 mm pseudo.
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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