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Elbaite Var Rubellite

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Elbaite Var Rubellite

ex Dr. F. Krantz, Bonn, GER
Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Jequitinhonha River, Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2 × 2 × 2.1 cm
Description

A brazilian classic: 2 crystals of rubellite w/ termination and nice colour from end of 19th/begin of 20th century w pen and ink Krantz label. Locality is given as middle of the Jequetinhonho River which is most probably the Aracuai region. No mine specified. Size for the larger crystal.

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...

Rubellite

Variety Of: 

Tourmaline

Formula: 
A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Hardness: 
7
Hardness: 
0.0

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