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TitlePink Tourmaline
DescriptionTourmaline's name comes from the Sinhalese word “turmali,” which means “mixed.” Tourmaline occurs in more colors and combinations of colors than any other gemstone variety, and there is a tourmaline that looks like almost any other gemstone. This gemstone is a pink tourmaline with a pear cut and is 2.05 carats. This gem is courtesy of The Jewel Box, Grand Forks, ND.
PhotographerDarla Sondrol. 2002-04-25.
CollectionThe Jewel Box Collection of Gemstones.
Key wordstourmaline, Jewel Box
Tech details133 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera; 60mm AF Nikon micro lens.
GeoDIL number2751