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Elbaite in Muscovite

#AH53788

Elbaite in Muscovite

#AH53788
Availability
Sold
Size
19 x 17 x 12 cm - Cabinet 
Formula
Na(Al1.5Li1.5)Al6(BO3)3Si6O18(OH)4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Nevel quarry, Newry, Oxford Co., Maine, United States

LARGE cabinet specimen with apple green Elbaite tourmaline crystals to 10cm long and 2cm wide in Muscovite.

Because of the size and weight of the specimen, an additional charge is calculated into the shipping cost. Exact costs will be determined at the post office and a refund or a request for more funds will be issued.

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
Arnold G Hampson Collection
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