1.53" Schorl (Black Tourmaline) - Erongo Mountains, Namibia

This is a beautiful schorl crystal from the Erongo Mountains in Namibia. Although the crystal has broken away from the host rock or matrix, the crystal is in overall great shape, and has crisp, natural terminations.

Tourmaline is a crystalline boron silicate mineral compounded with elements such as aluminium, iron, magnesium, sodium, lithium, or potassium. Schorl, or black tourmaline, is the most common form of tourmaline, and has been used for everything from jewelry to piezoelectric guitar pickups.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Tourmaline
LOCATION
Erongo Mountains, Namibia
SIZE
1.53x1.35x1.17"
CATEGORY
ITEM
#31868