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Elbaite With Albite Microcline & Quartz

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Elbaite With Albite Microcline & Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Ouarzazate Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.2 × 3 × 2.2 cm
Weight: 
17.00gr
Description

Outstanding red ruby colour Perfect terminated Tourmaline Elbaite with Albite, Microcline and Quartz from the famous and uniqur find of Tourmaline in Morocco.
Exceptional size and quality specimen, complete all around!
Unusual shape with great color contrast of white Albite on red ruby Tourmaline.

Photos made with backlit, last photo without.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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...

Albite

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

Microcline

Formula: 
KAlSi3O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.30
Crystal System: 
Triclinic - Pinacoidal
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norway

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White

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10
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11
Asia
14
Australia
30

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