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Mineral Specimen #1149    Tourmaline with inner core replaced with Quartz

Urubu mine, Monte Belo, Itinga, Jequitinhonha valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil

5 x 2.1 x 1.8 cm
2 x 0.8 x 0.7 in


This Tourmaline has the distintive bright lime green color for which this mine is known. The core of the crystal has pseudomorphed to Quartz. There is a very light hint of pink to the core. Also, some of this core material is fiberous similar to asbestos. The termination is a darker green and composed of mulriple flat terminations with small rosettes of pale colored Lepidolite in between them. The specimen is in good condition with no appreaciable damage.

This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From Brazil | Tourmaline | Quartz | Pseudomorphs | Minerals Priced Between 100 and 199 Dollars