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RM2864   Tourmaline, var. Rubellite with lepidolite and quartz

Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil

This old piece stands out for the size of the crystals and their color. The largest crystal presents the classic fractures, perpendicular to the main axis. The minor, with the terminal face. They are pieces that came out many years ago, around the 70s. This specimen also stands out for the label of Joan Montplet, a well-known mineral seller from Sant Celoni (Catalonia).

Size: 6.4 x 5.4 x 4.7 cm.
Main crystal: 4 x 1 cm.
Found in ±1970.

Col. Joan Astor (Barcelona). Adq. Joan Montplet (Sant Celoni).