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Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Santa Rosa, Itambacuri, Minas Gerais, Brazil

 
Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Santa Rosa, Itambacuri, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Santa Rosa, Itambacuri, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Santa Rosa, Itambacuri, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Santa Rosa, Itambacuri, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Santa Rosa, Itambacuri, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Santa Rosa, Itambacuri, Minas Gerais, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 77008
Mineral:Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline
Locality:Santa Rosa, Itambacuri, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description:Lustrous transparent vivid-pink rubellite tourmaline crystal, the pink gem variety of elbaite tourmaline, with striated prism faces and flat termination modified by secondary edge-corner faces. The pink color of the rubellite is deepest at the top end. Collected ca. 1985. Weight: 0.5 grams
Overall Size:11x5x4 mm
Crystals:11 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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