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Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline in Quartz from Minas Gerais, Brazil

 
Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline in Quartz from Minas Gerais, Brazil

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline in Quartz from Minas Gerais, Brazil

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline in Quartz from Minas Gerais, Brazil

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline in Quartz from Minas Gerais, Brazil

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline in Quartz from Minas Gerais, Brazil

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline in Quartz from Minas Gerais, Brazil

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline in Quartz from Minas Gerais, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 80092
Mineral:Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline in Quartz
Locality:Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description:Many elongated translucent pink rubellite tourmaline crystal segments, the pink gem variety of the mineral species elbaite, embedded in milky quartz. The rubellite tourmaline crystals are exposed on two sides of the specimen. Collected ca. 1995
Overall Size:13x8x8 cm
Crystals:2-7 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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