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Tourmaline

Tourmalines have a wide variety of exciting colors with one of the widest color ranges of any gem.

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26.32-ct.

This 26.32-ct. oval pink tourmaline is from Mozambique.

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Rubellite

Trade name for pink, red, purplish red, and orangy red tourmaline.

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Inclusions

It’s not unusual for pink tourmalines to have eye-visible inclusions.

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California

This beautiful tourmaline mineral specimen is from California.

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Columnar Form

The specimen displays tourmaline’s characteristic columnar form.

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Fantastic Crystal

Fantastic pink tourmaline crystal with quartz with other minerals.

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