Pink Tourmaline ex Whitmore Coll.

Golconda pegmatite, Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Miniature, 4.1 x 1.7 x 1.6 cm
Start Time: 11/28/2009 6:45:00 pm (CST)
End Time: 12/03/2009 6:45:00 pm (CST)
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Item Description

A super and rare vivid pink tourmaline from the early 1960s find at the famous Golconda pegmatite. The gemmy and lustrous crystal is complete all-around and is pristine. It features textbook hexagonal crystal form. The termination area is particularly gemmy and the pinacoidal termination itself is lustrous and lightly etched/frosted. The internal crazing adds character to the crystal. Very seldom on the market in this quality! 25 grams. Ex. Robert Whitmore Collection # 8. Valued at $1200-1500.

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