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Tourmaline Var Rubellite

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Tourmaline Var Rubellite

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Description
Locality: 
Stewart Mine, Pala, California, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
16.6 × 12 × 7.7 cm
Largest Crystal: 
3.70cm
Weight: 
1 298.00gr
Description

Very big specimen with dozens of pink-red rubellite crystals up to 3.7 cm embedded in massive lepidolite rock. An attractive specimen of material that's almost disappeared from the market.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Tourmaline

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

Rubellite

Variety Of: 

Tourmaline

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