Schorl is well known as Black Tourmaline forming large and prismatic crystals and oftenly on matrix. This particular specimen is an exceptional and truly aesthetic example, featuring a free standing single fatty 9.6 cm high crystal nicely positioned on creamy white Albite matrix. It has perfect self standing display position with 360-degree view. The Black Tourmaline crystal is highly striated with parallel striations and striking rich black coloration. Its an indeed eye-catching example for the species in such perfection and aesthetic visuals.
||Free standing prismatic Black Tourmaline crystal on Albite
||H: 9.8 x W: 7.7 x D: 6 cm
||Skardu District, Gilgit Baltistan, Pakistan
Tourmaline is an extremely popular gemstone; the name Tourmaline is derived from Turamali, which is thought to mean "stone with mixed colors." Color is king for tourmaline, which is found in more shades and hues than any other gem. It varies in transparency and color to a substantial extent. Crystals of tourmaline may be of different colors in different portions or uniform colors throughout, which makes them appealing.
Tourmaline Varieties: Buergerite, Chrom Dravite, Dravite, Elbaite, Feruvite, Foitite, Liddicoatite, Magnesio Foitite, Olenite, Povondraite, Rossmanite, Schorl, Uvite, Vanadium Dravite Enormous deposits of tourmaline are located in Afghanistan, Brazil, China, India, Kenya, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Russia, Sri Lanka, USA, Vietnam, and Zambia.
Tourmaline Mineral Associations:
||Depending on color
||7 - 7.5
||Black, Brown, Violet, Green, Pink, or in a dual-colored pink and green and many more
Healing Properties of Tourmaline Mineral:
Balance, Compassion, Happiness, Happiness, Objectivity, Serenity, Positive transformation, Strength, Understanding
- Tourmaline Mineral helps to treat paranoia, improve hand-eye combination, and overcome dyslexia.
- Tourmaline Mineral eliminates misunderstanding and helps you to understand yourself and others.
- Tourmaline Mineral releases tension, diminishes fear, and promotes self-confidence.
- Astrologists recommend tourmaline Mineralfor body detoxification and stress reduction.