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Mineral Specimen #5075    Washboard Tourmaline

Black Mountain Quarry, Rumford, Oxford Co, Maine

Collected by Paul and Janet Clifford, 1980s

The Tourmaline on this specimen is called washboard for its resemblance to old time washborads used for cleaning clothes. The Tourmaline is an attractive pink color with a glossy luster. The matrix is a mix of massive Quartz, Feldspar and Mica.

Condition: Fairly Good

Flaws: None of the crystals are terminated.

7.3 x 6.2 x 6.1 cm


This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From New York, New Jersey and New England | Tourmaline | Minerals Priced Between 25 and 49 Dollars