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Tourmaline-Group Minerals from New York State

TitleTourmaline-Group Minerals from New York State
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsLupulescu, MV
JournalRocks & Minerals
Volume83
Pagination202-208
Keywordsgeology
Abstract

Tourmaline is a chemically complex group of silicates. Essentially, it is an aluminum boron silicate with extensive substitutions at the different crystallographic sites that confer varied physical properties to the mineral. Mineral collectors very much appreciate the size and beauty of tourmaline crystals, and thus the species of the group have become among the most hunted of the mineral world

URLhttp://dx.doi.org/10.3200/RMIN.83.3.202-208
DOI10.3200/RMIN.83.3.202-208