Elbaite on Smoky Quartz - Himalaya Mine, USA - 6 cm across
Mineral: Elbaite on Smoky Quartz
Locality: Himalaya Mine, Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California, USA
Dimensions: 6 cm across

Description: One of my first tourmalines, from the Himalaya Mine, San Diego County, California. Recovered in the late 1950s by Ralph Potter. Still here in the display cabinet.