Tourmaline var. Elbaite, Pederneira Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil, Kalaskie Collection #916, Miniature 1.8 x 2.4 x 4.6 cm, $2500. Online 3/29.
Watermelon, transparent elbaite crystals, to 4.5 cm and no attached matrix. The smaller crystal shows basal pinacoid termination and the longer a complex beveled termination. In excellent condition and beautiful color. Mined ca. 2000's. Betty Kalaskie Collection #916.