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Tourmaline Elbaite With Lepidolite & Albite

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Tourmaline Elbaite With Lepidolite & Albite

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Description
Locality: 
Himalaya Mine, San Diego County, California, United States of America
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.5 × 3.3 × 2.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
6.50cm
Description

The best quality, nice gemmy perfect terminated tourmaline elbaite crystal from Himalaya Mine is USA. Translucent and sharp colored crystal with perfect terminated cap. On tourmaline is associated lepidolite and albite crystals.

This amazing Tourmaline come's from Rob Lavisnky. Specimen on professional custom stand.

Tourmaline has nice size, crystals has 6,5 cm height. Weight is 210 grams with acrylic base.
 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Tourmaline

Formula: 
A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7

Elbaite

Formula: 
Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Strunz: 
9.CK.05
Hardness: 
7.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Fonte del Prete, San Piero in Campo, Campo nell'Elba, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy...

Lepidolite

Synonym Of: 

Mica Group

Formula: 
KLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2 to K(Li1.5Al1.5)(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2
Group Parent: 
Mica
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.5
Colour: 
Pink, light purple, light rose red
Streak: 
White

Albite

Formula: 
NaAlSi3O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.35
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Finnbo (Finbo), Falun, Dalarna, Sweden

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