Tourmaline (Var: Rubellite)
Malkhan pegmatite field (Malchan), Krasnyi Chikoy, Chitinskaya Oblast', Transbaikalia (Zabaykalye), Eastern-Siberian Region, Russia
Miniature, 3.7 x 1.6 x 1.3 cm
A STUNNING, very GEMMY, cranberry-red tourmaline with a beautiful pyramidal termination from Malkhan, Siberia, Russia. EXCEPTIONALLY GEMMY for this locality and pristine! The UNRETOUCHED backlit photos highlight the gemminess and beautiful color saturation. The color and gemminess rival Jonas Mine tourmalines. 16 grams.