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Author:  Nicky Newark [ Thu Sep 20, 2018 9:03 am ]
Post subject:  Trapiche tourmalines

I have seen Trapiche emeralds, sapphires, and rubies but not toumaline. Here is one I'm bidding on now.

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Author:  Marlow [ Thu Sep 20, 2018 1:19 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: A new definition for Parariba tourmaline.

Nicky Newark wrote:
I have seen Trapiche emeralds, sapphires, and rubies but not toumaline. Here is one I'm bidding on now.



They are nice...

https://www.gia.edu/doc/Trapiche-Tourma ... Zambia.pdf

Author:  Stephen Challener [ Thu Sep 20, 2018 2:04 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: A new definition for Parariba tourmaline.

Some even show a more classic trapiche form:
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But this should go in another thread. I may split it off when i get on my pc.

Author:  Marlow [ Thu Sep 20, 2018 2:37 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: A new definition for Parariba tourmaline.

Great idea!

Author:  Stephen Challener [ Fri Sep 21, 2018 3:35 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Trapiche tourmalines

Oh, also a fun fact, I had MAGI test that trapiche tourmaline and it was also a chrome tourmaline (I imagine they all are). So it all ties together!

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