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1 item @ $125.00  

Elbaite with Albite var. cleavelandite

#45107

Elbaite with Albite var. cleavelandite

#45107
Availability
Sold
Size
5 x 3 x 2.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Na(Al1.5Li1.5)Al6(BO3)3Si6O18(OH)4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Stak Nala, Gilgit, Skardu road, Northern Areas, Pakistan

This is nice Elbaite tourmaline which is color zoned, striated, dark green to light green and almost colorless at the termination.

Elbaite

Formula
Na(Al1.5Li1.5)Al6(BO3)3Si6O18(OH)4 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Striated, Prismatic 
Cleavage
Indistinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
blue, colorless, green, yellow, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Trigonal - Ditrigonal Pyramidal 
Fracture
Sub Conchoidal 
Hardness
7.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Chris van Laer Collection
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