Elbaite (Tourmaline) - 747

Himalaya Mine, Pala, San Diego Co., California, USA


Exceptional elbaite tourmaline crystal from this famous mine, It is double terminated with no obvious point of contact and colour that graduates fron a pale pastal pink in the centre to a mid red-pink at the ends. Dichroism is evident, as viewed down the crystal, the colour is deep red purple.

Formula: Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)


Status: Available

Dimensions: 53x8x8mm

Size: Miniature (M)



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