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Elbaite with Lepidolite ex Johansson collected in 1935
Mount Apatite, Auburn, Androscoggin Co.
Maine, United States
3.5 x 2.5 x 2 CM (miniature)
price: $160
Fall 2015

A fine small specimen of a gem grade Tourmaline from this classic locale famed for purple Apatites. Collected by Warren Johansson his original label reads "Collected 1935 at old tool house near the Keith Quarry". The Elbaite is crudely terminated, it may have been recrystallized. Some chips are noted with 10X magnification. With great color and clarity and a bit of history too.




Elbaite with Lepidolite ex Johansson collected in 1935
Mount Apatite, Auburn, Androscoggin Co.
Maine, United States
3.5 x 2.5 x 2 CM (miniature)
price: $160
Fall 2015

A fine small specimen of a gem grade Tourmaline from this classic locale famed for purple Apatites. Collected by Warren Johansson his original label reads "Collected 1935 at old tool house near the Keith Quarry". The Elbaite is crudely terminated, it may have been recrystallized. Some chips are noted with 10X magnification. With great color and clarity and a bit of history too.