Stilbite, Elbaite
Himalaya Mine (Himalaya pegmatite; Himalaya dikes), Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
Miniature, 3.2 x 3.1 x 2.4 cm
A Himalaya tourmaline crystal with a RARE association of translucent stilbite bowtie crystals! The stilbites grew right on top of the fine, flat crystal termination. The crystal itself is classic Himalaya in pink color and translucency, though with a chunky, truncated form. It weighs 37 grams.