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Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline from Mount Mica Quarry, Paris, Oxford County, Maine

 
Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline from Mount Mica Quarry, Paris, Oxford County, Maine

Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline from Mount Mica Quarry, Paris, Oxford County, Maine

Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline from Mount Mica Quarry, Paris, Oxford County, Maine

DESCRIPTION:No. 70428
Mineral:Elbaite var. Watermelon Tourmaline
Locality:Mount Mica Quarry, Paris, Oxford County, Maine
Description:Classic crystal of lustrous transparent watermelon tourmaline with a transparent green outer rind and a pink core. The elbaite crystal pink core is in the lower two-thirds, with gemmy green zone in the etched basal pinacoid termination. Collected in 2005
Overall Size:17x16x14 mm
Crystals:17 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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