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SOLD Elbaite
Newry, Oxford County
Maine, United States
2.2 x 1 x .9 CM (thumbnail)
price: $0
pre Tucson 2015 update

A lot of tourmaline came out of Newry, in 1972 it was the site of a great find that has newer been equalled. The vast majority of the gemmy Elbaites were cut up for gems, and now good quality, gem grade crystals are quite prized. This small crystal is in exceptional shape, has the very distinctive color and habit of fine Newry Elbaite. Close to 100% gem, this is a mix of deep green and blue hues that glows vividly with even a little backlight. A lot of color impact for the size.




SOLD Elbaite
Newry, Oxford County
Maine, United States
2.2 x 1 x .9 CM (thumbnail)
price: $0
pre Tucson 2015 update

A lot of tourmaline came out of Newry, in 1972 it was the site of a great find that has newer been equalled. The vast majority of the gemmy Elbaites were cut up for gems, and now good quality, gem grade crystals are quite prized. This small crystal is in exceptional shape, has the very distinctive color and habit of fine Newry Elbaite. Close to 100% gem, this is a mix of deep green and blue hues that glows vividly with even a little backlight. A lot of color impact for the size.