Elbaite on Quartz
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A rather special piece consisting of sceptered quartz with lepidolites at the base and a 3.1cm doubly terminated gem green elbaite penetrating through. A partial gem crystal attached to the quartz has one complete termination. Sweet! Ex Dick Nelson Collection.
Locality: Golconda Mine, Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais Brazil
Composition: sodium, lithium, aluminum boro-silicate