Tourmaline with Stilbite
Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego Co., California, USA
Miniature, 5.9 x 2.7 x 2.6 cm
Ex. William (Bill) Larson
A stunning, perfect crystal of Himalaya Mine red tourmaline with excellent deep saturated color and as a bonus, with contrasting stilbite, this is a floater and complete all around. 81 grams. Note the two perfect, and yet differently shaped, terminations! Collected by, and from the important and long held personal San Diego County Collection of William "Bill" Larson, longtime owner of the Himalaya Mine, discoverer of the famous Queen Mine BlueCap pocket, and numerous other San Diego mining projects over the last 60 years and more.