A zoned tourmaline, part foitite, part elbaite, according to the label, from the Mount Mica Quarry (Mount Mica Mine), Paris, Oxford Co., Maine, USA. It has broken at some point in its geological past, and healed again, but slightly offset, giving it a slightly bent look. It is 25mm long.

0821 Foitite, Elbaite, Mt Mica, Paris, Maine, USA

0821 Foitite, Elbaite, Mt Mica, Paris, Maine, USA – Click on image for a full-sized version.

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