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Andalusite var. Chiastolite from Hunan Province, China

Andalusite var. Chiastolite from Hunan Province, China

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Andalusite var. Chiastolite from Hunan Province, China

Mineral:Andalusite var. Chiastolite
Locality:Hunan Province, China
Description:Large sectioned andalusite crystal with polished faces on both ends to show the cross-formation (variety chiastolite). This specimen could be sliced into several thinned sections.
Overall Size:3x3x1.7 cm
Crystals:2 cm
Archived: For reference only
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