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mineral data

Mineral: tourmaline
Gem: tourmaline (rubellite)
Size: xx
Carat: xx
Cut: hexagonal cut
Origin: Brazil
General Info: The name apparently comes from the Sinhalese word "Turamali" which was given to mixtures of unidentified gem gravels in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka).
Additional Information
This is a better color rubellite but still not the very best. This is a six sided cut (by author).