Mineral Specimen #6496 Bicolor Dravite Tourmaline with minor Magnesite
Brumado, Bahia, Brazil
8.4 x 6.2 x 2.7 cm
3.3 x 2.4 x 1.1 in
A plate composed of a jumble of Dravite Tourmaline crystals, many which are double terminated. The double terminated crystals are quite different from one end to the other. One end is a reddish brown root beer color with a termination composed of three, very smooth faces. The other end is composed of multiple, filament like crystals which are greenish gray in color. Please note: the colors in the close-ups are more realistic. The Dravite crystals have a high, glassy luster. There are small, white to clear colored Magnesite crystals are scattered across the specimen.
Condition: Very Good
Flaws: A couple of the crystals at the pointed end of the specimen are incomplete, but is not noticable.
This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From Brazil | Tourmaline | Carbonates | Minerals Priced Between 100 and 199 Dollars