Tourmaline - elbaite (verdelite), albite

Tourmaline - elbaite (verdelite), albite

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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.

Formula:

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

Dimensions:1 × 1 × 4 cm
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Paprok

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Group:,
Zodiac:,
Categories: Silicates, Tourmaline, Libra,

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)

Dimensions:1 × 1 × 4 cm
Country:

Locality:

Paprok

Color:

Group:,
Zodiac:,
Categories: Silicates, Tourmaline, Libra,
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