This specimen showcases beautiful pink crystals of pink tourmaline set in a pristine quartz matrix. There is a slightly blue hue to the quartz in this specimen. The contrast of this piece can not be beaten. Whether you are a casual collector, serious about your tourmaline specimens, or just want a beautiful specimen to show off, this is sure to fill that spot!
Size: 4.5 x 3.4 x 1.1 in.
Weight: 10.6 oz
Pink Tourmaline or Rubellite is a gemstone found in the family of tourmalines. It can vary in color from reds to pinks to purples. It gets its name from the Latin word "rubellus" meaning reddish. These tumbled stones are small crystals of rubellite tourmaline formed inside a quartz matrix. Rubellite tourmalines are considered some of the nicest specimens to date because of their colors.
Rubellite is used for stabilizing your emotional well-being through increased peace and harmony. It encourages compassion and gentleness in all aspects.
Chemical Formula: Na(Al;Li)3Al6(BO3)3Si6O18(OH)4
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