8.1 Carat Watermelon Tourmaline Slice

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A great slice of Watermelon Tourmaline with a vivid pink center and a green "rind" that is a light teal and gets darker toward the outer edges. Great for making jewelry or as an addition to a collection! 

Measurements: ~ 1/2", 8.1 carats 

Location: Brazil

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Elbaite, also known as Tourmaline, is a group of mixed crystals with the following major members, Elbaite, Dravite, Schorl, Buergerite, Tsilaisite, and Uvite. The general color range of the mineral's family are colorless, pink, green, blue, yellow, brown, and black. What distinguishes tourmalines are the three-sided cross sections that are different than any other mineral.