Elbaite, Lepidolite, Albite
Pederneira claim, Sao Jose da Safira, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Small Cabinet, 8.5 x 2.5 x 1.4 cm
A disruption during growth caused this sizeable crystal of green tourmaline crystal to make a noticeable bend in its center and grow at an oblique angle to it final termination. It is beautifully decorated with lavender lepidolites and platy albites. Actually has a pink core, which can be seen under strong light.