Virgem da Lapa, Minas Gerais, Brazil
A gemmy tourmaline crystal shows an unusual coloration in light pinks and purples. The body of the crystal is a true pink and the termination and base of the crystal ranges from achroite (colorless) to light purple or light gray depending on the angle and light type. The termination shows tiny pyramidal crystal faces while the bottom is not terminated.
0.04 x 0.04 x 2.20 cm