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    TOURMALINE & LEPIDOLITE
    Keke's Pocket, 1999
    Pederneira Mine, São José da Safira, Doce Valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil

    A trio of verdant prismatic Tourmalines are partially buried in a sparkling, pale violet Lepidolite matrix that is exceptionally well crystalized. The three Tourmalines show bright green color and are quite gemmy. There is only one termination evident; the rest show in-pocket fracturing. One has satin luster; the other two show bright glassy luster. Overall condition of the specimen is fine to excellent. The Lepidolite is outstanding.
    A mysterious tag on the back of specimen says "0.260 gr."
    Overall measurements: 2.8 x 2.8 x 2.4 inches (7 x 7 x 6 cm)

    Illustrated: Fong/Walker, M., Neumeier, G., & Walker, J. (Eds.). (2015). The World of Tourmaline: The Gerhard Wagner Collection. Dallas, Texas: Ivy Press. Page 133.


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2015
    7th Sunday
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