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TOURMALINE IN QUARTZ .
This quartz has green needles of tourmalines embedded insdie making it a interesting collectors item.This item was mined and cut in Brazil.
Weight 35.15 cts
Size 32x26x6 mm app
As there is a difference between the hardness of the quartz and tourmaline you will see some pitting.
Tourmaline is a crystal silicate mineral compounded with elements such as aluminium, iron, magnesium, sodium, lithium, or potassium. Tourmaline gem stones come in a wide variety of colors.Tourmaline has a variety of colors. Usually, iron-rich tourmalines are black to bluish-black to deep brown, while magnesium-rich varieties are brown to yellow, and lithium-rich tourmalines are almost any color: blue, green, red, yellow, pink etc. Rarely, it is colorless. Bi-colored and multicolored crystals are common, reflecting variations of fluid chemistry during crystallisation. Crystals may be green at one end and pink at the other, or green on the outside and pink inside: this type is called watermelon tourmaline. Some forms of tourmaline are dichroic, in that they change color when viewed from different directions.
Lovely little stones. They are tiny and it would be nice to see a ruler for comparison, but that is only a suggestion! They are included but as accent stones, I'm sure no one will notice. Love them and can't wait to get more1.5 CTS AUSTRALIAN PINK SAPPHIRE PARCEL [ST9271]
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