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Chrysoberyl from Tsitondroina, Fianarantsoa, Madagascar

 
Chrysoberyl from Tsitondroina, Fianarantsoa, Madagascar

Chrysoberyl from Tsitondroina, Fianarantsoa, Madagascar

Chrysoberyl from Tsitondroina, Fianarantsoa, Madagascar

DESCRIPTION:No. 51721
Mineral:Chrysoberyl
Locality:Tsitondroina, Fianarantsoa, Madagascar
Description:Large lustrous transparent-to-translucent yellow-green chrysoberyl crystal exposed in a shallow cavity in taramite-rich matrix. Large chrysoberyl crystals are uncommon and this one is nicely exposed. The rear was sawn to remove excess matrix.
Overall Size:8.5x6x4 cm
Crystals:27 mm
Status: For reference only
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