Tourmaline on Albite (classic locale) Sam Cooper Coll.

Barra de Salinas, Coronel Murta, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Small Cabinet, 6.2 x 5.6 x 2.2 cm
Start Time: 05/21/2011 6:45:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 05/26/2011 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

A 4.4 cm, highly lustrous, beautiful, gem, bottle-green tourmaline is very aesthetically set in a blocky crystal portion of creamy albite from the famous Barra de Salinas District of Brazil. The termination top is missing if displayed up, but it looks neat anyhow. Or, displayed with feldspar crystal atop, an extremely showy combination specimen from this noted locale ex the Sam Cooper Collection.

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