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Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline on Quartz from Black Mountain Quarry, Rumford, Oxford County, Maine

 
Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline on Quartz from Black Mountain Quarry, Rumford, Oxford County, Maine

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline on Quartz from Black Mountain Quarry, Rumford, Oxford County, Maine

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline on Quartz from Black Mountain Quarry, Rumford, Oxford County, Maine

DESCRIPTION:No. 72876
Mineral:Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline on Quartz
Locality:Black Mountain Quarry, Rumford, Oxford County, Maine
Description:Radiating compact mass of translucent pink rubellite tourmaline crystals, the pink variety of elbaite tourmaline, on milky quartz with dark brown phosphates. One edge was sawn to reduce bulk. Collected ca. 1980
Overall Size:6x5.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:30-55 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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