Tourmaline, Topaz
Little Three Mine (Little 3), Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA
Small Cabinet, 5.5 x 5.4 x 4.5 cm
An interesting specimen with a "slug" of dark green tourmaline associated with small crystals of clear topaz running along the top of the tourmaline where it borders contacting cleavelandite matrix. Acquired from the collection of Tim Sherburn, who got it from Louis Spaulding Jr. (current owner of the mine made famous by his father) in 1993 5.5 x 5.4 x 4.5 cm