Quartz, Elbaite, Lepidolite

Specimen ID: 4Q0-XWL

Mineral(s)
Quartz : SiO2
Elbaite : Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Locality
As recorded:
Stewart Mine, Tourmaline Queen Mountain, Pala, Pala Mining District, San Diego County, California, USA
Mindat locality:
Dimensions
5.6cm x 5.9cm x 4.5cm
Previous data
Mineral(s)
Acquisition date:
2011
Name withheld

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Light green tourmaline rods on quartz with accessory lepidolite and cleavelandite Single quartz crystal, with a complete but interrupted top termination, complicated by tourmaline and lepidolite growth. Base is pocket-wall contact.
Curtis Wilbur - 5th October 2014
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