Elbaite Tourmaline – Varieties Rubellite/Verdelite Mix – Himalaya Mine

$38.00

1 in stock

Description

This elbaite crystal is from the Himalaya Mine at Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California, USA. This mineĀ  has 77 different mineral species including elbaite. Elbaite is a type of tourmaline that contains the elements Na, Li, Al, Si, B, andĀ  H. Pure crystals are colorless but it can be found in a variety of colors depending on the trace elements incorporated in the crystal lattice.This crystal is complex with a pink rubellite base, a pale green(verdelite) middle and a complex termination consisting of several terminations and secondary crystals. It is a small miniature that measures 1 1/8 x 1/4 x 1 1/4 inches or 28 x 6 x 6 mm.

Additional information

Weight 4 oz

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