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Elbaite : Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
minID: 02G-T9F

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Dimensions: 8.1 cm x 7.8 cm x 0.6 cm

8.1 x 7.8 x 0.6 cm. A gorgeous, 1960-70s era, polished polychrome tourmaline slice from the Santa Rosa Mine of Brazil. The gemmy and lustrous, transparent apple-green body has a nice cranberry-red rind around the sharply triangular slice. Classic, old-time material from this renowned locale. Ex. Herb Obodda specimen.

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Photo added: 30th Jul 2011

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