San Diego Gem Crystals

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NA265 - Tourmaline $ 3500 SOLD
Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego Co., California
cabinet - 9.5 x 2.5 x 2.4 cm


Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/na265a.jpg] Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/na265b.jpg] Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/na265c.jpg] Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/na265d.jpg] Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/na265e.jpg]

Large double terminated, multi-colored Tourmaline crystal. The colors grade back and forth between various shades of pink and green good translucency and vibrant colors. There is a small ding on the termination at the green end, otherwise undamaged and unrepaired. These large Himalayas are getting hard to find in this quality, this one recently released from a collection. Large size at 9.5 x 2.5 x 2.4 cm.


NA266 - Tourmaline with Lepidolite $ 950 SOLD
Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Deigo Co., California
small cabinet - 6.3 x 2 x 1.9 cm


Tourmaline with Lepidolite from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Deigo Co., California [db_pics/pics/na266a.jpg] Tourmaline with Lepidolite from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Deigo Co., California [db_pics/pics/na266b.jpg] Tourmaline with Lepidolite from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Deigo Co., California [db_pics/pics/na266c.jpg] Tourmaline with Lepidolite from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Deigo Co., California [db_pics/pics/na266d.jpg] Tourmaline with Lepidolite from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Deigo Co., California [db_pics/pics/na266e.jpg]

Vivid pink Tourmaline for 2/3 of the crystal with a green core in the other 1/3. Gemmy and bright with an attached Lepidolite crystal midway along hte crystal. The Tourmaline is double terminated, though the termination at the green end is irregular due to contacting. Undamaged except for where 2 other Lepidolite clusters appear to have been located. This one has sold previously for $1,750, so I think a steal at this price. Good quality Himalaya crystal, size at 6.3 x 2 x 1.9 cm.


NA267 - Spessartine $ 100 SOLD
Little 3 Mine, Ramona, San Diego Co., California
thumbnail - 2.2 x 1.4 x 1.2 cm


Spessartine from Little 3 Mine, Ramona, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/na267a.jpg] Spessartine from Little 3 Mine, Ramona, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/na267b.jpg] Spessartine from Little 3 Mine, Ramona, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/na267c.jpg]

Orange Spessartine crystal from the famous and long closed Lettle 3 Mine. Translucent with a number of good crystal faces, these are hard to find in any quality, 2.2 x 1.4 x 1.2 cm.


NA268 - Spessartine $ 60 SOLD
Little 3 Mine, Ramona, San Diego Co., California
thumbnail - 1.9 x 1.1 x 1.1 cm


Spessartine from Little 3 Mine, Ramona, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/na268a.jpg] Spessartine from Little 3 Mine, Ramona, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/na268b.jpg]

Orange Spessartine crystal from the famous and long closed Lettle 3 Mine. Translucent with a number of good crystal faces, these are hard to find in any quality, 1.9 x 1.1 x 1.1 cm.


NA104 - Tourmaline $ 100 SOLD
Stewart Mine, Pala, California
thumbnail - 2 x 1.5 x 1.1 cm


Tourmaline from Stewart Mine, Pala, California [db_pics/pics/na104a.jpg] Tourmaline from Stewart Mine, Pala, California [db_pics/pics/na104b.jpg] Tourmaline from Stewart Mine, Pala, California [db_pics/pics/na104c.jpg]

Gemmy "hot" pink Tourmaline crystal with good luster. Complete all around though with a natrally irregular edge to one termination, size 2 x 1.5 x 1.1 cm.


NA105 - Tourmaline $ 1500 SOLD
Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, California
small cabinet - 7 x 2.5 x 1.7 cm


Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, California [db_pics/pics/na105a.jpg] Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, California [db_pics/pics/na105b.jpg] Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, California [db_pics/pics/na105c.jpg] Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, California [db_pics/pics/na105d.jpg] Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, California [db_pics/pics/na105e.jpg]

Vivid pink Tourmaline with a light green zone right at the termination. Partially double terminated with good luster, somewhat rectangular in cross-section. Good quality Himalaya crystal, size at 7 x 2.5 x 1.7 cm.


NA106 - Tourmaline $ 750 SOLD
Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, California
miniature - 4.2 x 2.6 x 1.5 cm


Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, California [db_pics/pics/na106a.jpg] Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, California [db_pics/pics/na106b.jpg] Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, California [db_pics/pics/na106c.jpg] Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, California [db_pics/pics/na106d.jpg]

Large pink double terminated crystal without damage, super luster on both terminations. The large crystal is penetrated by a smaller crystal on one side, it too being double terminated, with both ends sticking out either side of the larger crystal, 4.2 x 2.6 x 1.5 cm.


NA109 - Tourmaline $ 450 SOLD
Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, California
miniature - 4.3 x 0.8 x 0.7 cm


Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, California [db_pics/pics/na109a.jpg] Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, California [db_pics/pics/na109b.jpg] Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, California [db_pics/pics/na109c.jpg]

Pink double terminated Tourmaline crystal - superb for both the clarity and lustrous terminations on both ends. Rare to find a Himalaya with everything going for it - great clarity, color, glossy terminations, and freedom from any damage, 4.3 x 0.8 x 0.7 cm.


NA110 - Tourmaline $ 275 SOLD
Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, California
miniature - 4.2 x 0.7 x 0.6 cm


Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, California [db_pics/pics/na110a.jpg] Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, California [db_pics/pics/na110b.jpg] Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, California [db_pics/pics/na110c.jpg]

Double Tourmaline crystal, very gemmy pink with clear Achroite terminations, outstanding quality and uncommonly transparent and fracture free, 4.2 x 0.7 x 0.6 cm.



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