Red tipped polychrome Tourmaline scepter (Smale Coll.)

Cruzeiro Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Miniature, 4.2 x 1.0 x 0.8 cm
Start Time: 12/03/2009 6:30:00 pm (CST)
End Time: 12/10/2009 6:30:00 pm (CST)
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Item Description

A beautiful, gemmy and lustrous, "red-tip", polychrome tourmaline scepter from the famous Cruzeiro Mine. The lustrous, cranberry-red, pyramidal termination grades downward to a very gemmy pleasing green to a teal-blue zone. Below the teal-blue zone, the crystal is actually a sceptered watermelon tourmaline with part of the green outer layer etched away revealing the pink core. This beauty is complete all-around and pristine. This is CLASSIC, old, 1960s-1970s material from this renowned locale. Ex Steve Smale Collection. 7 grams. Valued at $400-600. Try to find another.

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