Elbaite v. Rubellite, Topaz

Elbaite v. Rubellite, Topaz

Regular price $32,000.00
SKU:10280
Locality: Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
Dimensions: 14.5 x 16.0 x 11.0 cm

A wonderful combination specimen featuring a 8 cm hot pink elbaite crystal rising above a matrix consisting of cleavelandite, smoky quartz, and light blue topaz. The largest topaz crystal is 3.7 cm across. The condition of the piece is pristine. The combination of species is unusual and highly aesthetic. Ex-Gerhard Wagner Collection
Elbaite belongs to the group of minerals known as tourmalines.

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