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Elbaite tourmaline

#DC34499

Elbaite tourmaline

#DC34499
Availability
Sold
Size
2 x 0.6 x 0.5 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
Na(Al1.5Li1.5)Al6(BO3)3Si6O18(OH)4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Minas Gerais, Brazil

Gorgeous color zoned Elbaite crystal, terminated and zoned from yellow to darker green, with a slight light pink zone.

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 

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