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    TOURMALINE
    Muzaffarabad District, Azad Kashmir, Pakistan

    Two conjoined Tourmalines result in a specimen that is 4.3 inches (11 cm) in height with one single terminated crystal measuring 2.09 x 0.47 inches (5.3 x 1.2 cm) that is attached at its termination to a second, larger double terminated prism measuring 3.98 inches (10.1 cm) in length by 0.47 inches (1.2 cm) in diameter. Color involves a core of pastel pink in both crystals, with exterior and terminations of pale green. Luster is glassy with scintillating areas due to thousands of tiny Tourmaline crystals. Condition is excellent. There is a miniscule spray of Cleavelandite on the side of one crystal.
    Overall measurements: 4.3 x 0.9 inches (11 x 2.4 cm)

    Illustrated: Fong/Walker, M., Neumeier, G., & Walker, J. (Eds.). (2015). The World of Tourmaline: The Gerhard Wagner Collection. Dallas, Texas: Ivy Press. Page 237.


    Estimate: $6,000 - $8,000.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2015
    7th Sunday
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