307.7 CTS LEPIDORITE ROUGH WITH TOURMALINE USA [F61103]

Item Information

Dimensions (mm) 50 x 46 x 9mm
Weight (carats) 307.7 carats
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LEPIDOLITE SPECIMEN

This is a natural specimen from the stewart mine in San Diego county california usa.It is intersting as it has rubulite tourmaline crystals in it.

Lepidolite is a lithium-rich mica known for its pink and lilac colors. It is a common matrix mineral to Tourmaline and Quartz, providing them with a very aesthetic and glittery base. A pink variety of the related mic Lepidolite is a lithium-rich mica known for its pink and lilac colors. It is a common matrix mineral to Tourmaline and Quartz, providing them with a very aesthetic and glittery base. A pink variety of the related mica mineral Muscovite can be identical in appearance to Lepidolite, and is many times incorrectly labeled as Lepidolite. - Most often as small, scaly crystals in dense aggregates. Also as micaceous masses and groupings, and in tabular, foliated, flaky, and scaly forms. Large crystals, which are in stubby pseudohexagonal form, are much rarer then the other micas. Also found in micaceous rounded ball-shaped aggregates and in massive form with tiny glittery crystals. a mineral Muscovite can be identical in appearance to Lepidolite, and is many times incorrectly labeled as Lepidolite. -

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Auction ID 526637
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Starts 31st Aug 2015 6:13pm PDT

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