Elbaite Tourmaline
Posted by: Raymond McDougall on 04.02.2021 | Filed under:

Elbaite Tourmaline

Specimen # 200494
Mineral: Elbaite Tourmaline
Location: Stewart Mine, Pala, San Diego Co., California, USA
Size: 2.0 x 0.4 x 0.4 cm


A set of three beautiful gem tourmaline crystals from the Stewart Mine – the measurements given are for the largest. These crystals are all sharp and transparent, with lustrous striated prism faces, and slightly frosted lustre at the terminations. The smaller two crystals are terminated by a single flat pinacoid face. In excellent condition. From the Pete Richards collection, acquired by him on March 10, 1994.

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