TOURMALINE, DAMBURITE – Russia – GFS0257
Elbaite, Damburite, Muscovite, Albite
Sosedka pegmatite vein, Malkhan pegmatite field, Krasnyi Chikoy, Krasnochikoysky District, Zabaykalsky Krai, Russia
8,5x7x4 cm. (main Tourmaline 2×1,2×0,8)
A superb combination of four mineral species from this russian locality famous for it’s Tourmaline crystals having a not common magenta color. This specimen consist in many Elbaite crystals aesthetically assembled on a Muscovite matrix and completed by the presence of two yellow Damburite crystals. The Tourmaline crystals have lustrous surface with translucent to transparent aspect and show an amber color nuance.