Pink Tourmaline in Matrix--"A California Classic"
Lot 1423
Rare Pink Tourmaline in Matrix--"A California Classic"
US$ 20,000 - 25,000
£13,000 - 16,000

Lot Details
Property of a German Collector

Rare Pink Tourmaline in Matrix--"A California Classic"
Pala Mine, San Diego County, California
A mineral classic from a mine now long closed, this is a fine specimen with a larger well-terminated trigonal crystal rising 2 inches above numerous smaller crystals, and lustrous quartz crystals as well as snowy white clevelandite crystals providing a visual contrast. This is an important specimen worthy of serious consideration. Measures 6 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 4in

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