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Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California

 
Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline from Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 79990
Mineral:Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline
Locality:Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California
Description:Two doubly-terminated parallel interconnected rubellite tourmaline crystals, the pink gem variety of elbaite, with striated sides and four-face terminations. The prism faces of the rubellite tourmaline crystals have microscopic white crystals (albite?) Weight: 7.8 grams
Overall Size:29x22x9 mm
Crystals:micro to 29 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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