Description

    TOURMALINE
    Barra de Salinas, Coronel Murta, Jequitinhonha Valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil

    A large single prism with several smaller 'sidecar' crystals, all showing smoky peach pink color in lower three-quarters, followed by a light green section that is capped by terminations of light golden hue. Although there is no matrix, the Tourmaline is accompanied by several euhedral Mica crystals up to 1.02 inches (2.6 cm) across. Three sidecars show signs of breakage and re-healing, otherwise in excellent condition. There is a custom labeled base for this exceptional specimen.
    Overall measurements: 6.2 x 1.7 x 1.8 inches (15.8 x 4.2 x 4.5 cm)

    Illustrated: Fong/Walker, M., Neumeier, G., & Walker, J. (Eds.). (2015). The World of Tourmaline: The Gerhard Wagner Collection. Dallas, Texas: Ivy Press. Page 79.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2015
    7th Sunday
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