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.
stock #SOLD 17.1-AX-20-092
VAG Mine, Lowell & Eden
3.6 x 1.2 x 1 CM (miniature)
Brilliant lustrous and in fine condition, this Epidote is a deep green to brownish- golden color, translucent and very sharp. The VAG mine has been closed for years and is a classic American locale. A particularly fine example from the heyday of collecting in the 1970s.