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Elbaite var. Rubellite on Muscovite from Minas Gerais, Brazil

 
Elbaite var. Rubellite on Muscovite from Minas Gerais, Brazil

Elbaite var. Rubellite on Muscovite from Minas Gerais, Brazil

Elbaite var. Rubellite on Muscovite from Minas Gerais, Brazil

Elbaite var. Rubellite on Muscovite from Minas Gerais, Brazil

Elbaite var. Rubellite on Muscovite from Minas Gerais, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 67516
Mineral:Elbaite var. Rubellite on Muscovite
Locality:Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description:Lustrous transparent pink rubellite tourmaline crystals, the pink gem variety of the species elbaite, in platy brown muscovite. The color and clarity of the rubellite crystals are vey good with two gemmy segments that could be faceted into gemstones.
Overall Size:4x3.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:9-24 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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