Tourmaline - elbaite (verdelite), albite

Afghanistan

Tourmaline - elbaite (verdelite), albite

Afghanistan

90 / $99

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Very nicely finished standalone crystal of verdelite with a distinctly light-green and translucent head that grows on a dark green body.

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Formula

Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)

Dimensions1 × 1 × 4 cm
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Locality

Paprok

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Description

Verdelite belongs to elbaites group (a variety of colored tourmaline). Tourmaline is a very complex borosilicate series of elements, mostly Na, Li, Al, Fe, Mg and Ca. The name comes from Singhalese turamali – multicolored. Trigonal crystal system.

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Formula

Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)

Dimensions1 × 1 × 4 cm
Country

Locality

Paprok

Color

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