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    Tourmaline
    Himalaya Mine (Himalaya dikes; Himalaya pegmatite)
    Gem Hill, Mesa Grande Mining District
    San Diego County, California, USA
    1.19 x 0.41 x 0.33 inches (3.03 x 1.04 x 0.84 cm)

    This singular crystal of Tourmaline features exceptional translucence throughout its cylindrical form. The classic example from the famous Himalaya Mine in California exhibits an amazing lavender pink hue over its entire length, culminating in a greenish cap. There is a slender sidecar crystal that mimics the big one.




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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    January, 2020
    23rd Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 7
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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