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A variety of tourmaline (primarily elbaite) with colour zoning usually showing a pink core and green edges, like a watermelon.
Watermelon tourmaline — specimen 0534
, photo © NMNHS
Material from ‘Repository’
— 1.14 ct, Mozambique.
Gemmology — gemstones
National Museum of Natural History, Sofia
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