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Lot of Tree Terminated Black Tourmaline Schorl Crystal From Brazil

Really nice Lot of three partly terminated Black Tourmaline (also known as Schorl). Their color is caused by large quantities of iron in their chemical makeup.
Location: Minas Gerais, Brazil
Average stone Size: 4.0 x 3.0 x 2.3 Centimetres
Average lot Weight: 170 grams Combined
The color, size and weight of stone may vary from set to set due to each pendant being hand made from natural material. The lot you receive will be similar but not identical to the photo.

Interesting Fact-- This gemstone becomes electrically charged when rubbed or warmed by heat. When charged, it can attract dust and small paper scraps. When Dutch traders discovered this property, they used warmed Tourmaline to draw out ashes from their pipes and named the stone ‘Aschentrekker’, which meant ‘ash puller’.

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