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Rubellite Tourmaline (ex Rolando Gioia Collection) viewBack to FINE MINERAL COLLECTION and INVENTORY LIQUIDATION AUCTION (set 2 of 2) - FEATURING SPECIMENS FROM THE KAY ROBERTSON COLLECTION - end Thursday July 19th, 2018

Santa Rosa Mine, Doce Valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
  • Starting Time:7/12/2018 06:45:00 PM(CDT)
  • Ending Time:7/19/2018 06:45:00 PM(CDT)
  • Time Left:Auction Is Closed

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  • Size Description:2.3 x 2.3 x 1.7 cm

Description:Here we have a beautiful group of gemmy Rubellite Tourmalines with sharp, glassy faces and excellent purplish-cranberry color sitting on minor white bladed Albite. The largest crystal measures 8 mm long. This is mostly a reference specimen as many of the crystals are unfortunately contacted. From the collection of Rolando Gioia (a contributor to new definitive book on Brazilian minerals: "Minerais e Pedras Preciosas do Brasil").

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