Dragon Minerals - Update January 20, 2019

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RF058: Tourmaline - $125
Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California
Miniature - 3.5 x 3.4 x 3.0 cm (1.4 x 1.3 x 1.2 inches)
Weight - 61 grams (0.13 pounds)
ex Roy Foerster collection
Specimen status: Available     Send an email to order

This is a classic Himalaya Mine tourmaline crystal, mostly translucent, and with pink to light cranberry color. Viewing along the c-axis from the bottom reveals a thin green rind, so this is a watermelon tourmaline. The crystal is terminated, but incomplete on the back of the termination. Sits as shown for display without needing a stand. A very good example for the price.









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