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Tourmaline, Skardu, Pakistan

Elbaite Tourmaline, Skardu, Pakistan 005

Elbaite, sodium lithium aluminum boro-silicate with the chemical formula Na(Li,Al)3Al6(BO3)3Si6O18(OH)4 named after island of Elba in Italy, is the most well-known and valued species of the Tourmaline group. Most of the multicolored Tourmaline and just about all of the Tourmaline gemstones are of the Elbaite variety it is also one of the most varied minerals in terms of color.

Just arrived, very nice specimen of light green Tourmaline (group) on superbly well formed rosettes of Lepidolite on Albite base.

About 95 mm x 65 mm. From Skardu, Pakistan.

It is a very fine display piece.

Price: $575.00

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