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    TOURMALINE
    Momeik Township, Kyaukme District, Shan State, Myanmar (Burma)

    Looking almost like a sphere, this crudely trigonal crystal group presents as a roughly pyramidal knob of Tourmaline composed of hundreds of radiating, sub-parallel prisms perched on a Feldspar matrix. Color is a deep magenta that contrasts well with the off-white matrix. Traces of smaller, secondary Tourmalines appear around the group which measures 1.45 inches (3.7 cm) across. There appear to be a few minor included areas on the upper surface masquerading as dings. Condition is pristine. Accession number "Ho132" appears on the bottom from an unknown collection.
    Overall measurements: 2.0 x 2.9 x 1.8 inches (7.3 x 5.2 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 202.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2015
    7th Sunday
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