Mineral Specimen #2616 Tourmaline on Quartz with Albite
Minas Gerais, Brazil
Long thin pink colored Tourmaline crystals cover parts of a Quartz specimen with unusual thin Albite platy crystals on the surface and included within. At first glance, it looks as if the Quartz has been etched. The Tourmaline has a high luster and is gemmy. The specimen is in good condition with no appreciable damage.