• tourmalines - Maine, USA

    Tourmaline – Natural, Specimen, Red

    Set of seven tourmaline crystals from the Mount Mica Mine in Paris, Oxford Co., Maine. These pieces were likely discovered around the mid-19th century. The mine operated from the early 19th century until WWI. © Rob Lavinsky, www.iRocks.com. Used with permission.

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    Natural or man madeNatural
    OriginUnited States
    Origin detailsMount Mica Mine in Paris, Oxford Co., Maine
    Gem StateSpecimen
    ColorRed, Gray