Schorl Tourmaline (ex. Jaime Bird Coll.)

Fano Mine, near Anza, Riverside County, California
Small Cabinet, 6.8 x 2.1 x 2.0 cm
Start Time: 03/05/2009 8:00:00 pm (CST)
End Time: 03/12/2009 8:18:57 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

From a pocket opened in June of 1982 at the Fano Mine containing superb crystals of schorl tourmaline, with perfect pyramidal terminations and good luster. These have not been seen since, and are sought-after by California collectors when the become available. This one came out of the collection of Jaime Bird, from which we are dispersing a variety of good specimens in the auctions at present. SUPERB example from this locality, large and sharp, valued $400

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