Mineral Specimen #2501 Tourmaline on and Included in Quartz
Chia Mine, Sao Jose da Safira, Minas Gerais, Brazil
One large Tourmaline crystal is partially enclosed in a transparent, slightly smoky colored, double terminated Quartz. The color of the Tourmaline is a dark green with the larger crystals appearing black. There are numerous smaller Tourmaline crystals included in the Quartz which exhibit a green color. The specimen is in very good condition with the exception of a very small chip on the edge of one termination. Neither end of the largest Tourmaline crystal is terminated.