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Liddicoatite Tourmaline from Alakamisy Itenina, south of Antsirabe, Fianarantsoa, Haute Matsiatra, Madagascar (Type Locality for Liddicoatite = near Antsirabé)

 
Liddicoatite Tourmaline from Alakamisy Itenina, south of Antsirabe, Fianarantsoa, Haute Matsiatra, Madagascar (Type Locality for Liddicoatite = near Antsirabé)

DESCRIPTION:No. 48520
Mineral:Liddicoatite Tourmaline
Locality:Alakamisy Itenina, south of Antsirabe, Fianarantsoa, Haute Matsiatra, Madagascar (Type Locality for Liddicoatite = near Antsirabé)
Description:Single slice from a multicolored liddicoatite tourmaline crystal showing triangular crystallization zones. This slice is from a liddicoatite crystal discovered in ancient river sediments 8 meters deep beneath a rice field. The top edge is water worn.
Overall Size:66x60x4 mm
Crystals:4 mm thick slice
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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