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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 51715
Mineral:Liddicoatite Tourmaline
Locality:Alakamisy Itenina, south of Antsirabé, Fianarantsoa, Haute Matsiatra, Madagascar (Type Locality for Liddicoatite = near Antsirabé)
Description:Large polished slice of rare liddicoatite tourmaline with dark green outer rind, lavender concentric mid-zones, and pale pink center zone. Note the outer edges are water-worn from alluvial action. Recovered from 8 meter deep ancient river bed. Crack through the slice was repaired
Overall Size:133x116x2.5 mm
Crystals:2.5 mm thick slice
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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