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Schorl Tourmaline on Albite from Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

 
Schorl Tourmaline on Albite from Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Schorl Tourmaline on Albite from Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Schorl Tourmaline on Albite from Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 72314
Mineral:Schorl Tourmaline on Albite
Locality:Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
Description:Pristine lustrous black schorl tourmaline in bladed translucent white albite crystals to 5 mm. The schorl crystal has striated prism faces with three-sided shallow pyramidal termination. A small acrylic support on the rear stands the specimen upright. Ex. G. McLoughlin collection, ex. Herb Obodda
Overall Size:7x4.4x4 cm
Crystals:45 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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