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Londonite-Rhodizite from Antandrokomby, Manandona Valley, Antananarivo, Madagascar (Type Locality for Londonite)

 
Londonite-Rhodizite from Antandrokomby, Manandona Valley, Antananarivo, Madagascar (Type Locality for Londonite)

Londonite-Rhodizite from Antandrokomby, Manandona Valley, Antananarivo, Madagascar (Type Locality for Londonite)

Londonite-Rhodizite from Antandrokomby, Manandona Valley, Antananarivo, Madagascar (Type Locality for Londonite)

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Londonite-Rhodizite from Antandrokomby, Manandona Valley, Antananarivo, Madagascar (Type Locality for Londonite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 56647
Mineral:Londonite-Rhodizite
Locality:Antandrokomby, Manandona Valley, Antananarivo, Madagascar (Type Locality for Londonite)
Description:Lustrous translucent yellow londonite-rhodizite crystals with in albite-spodumene-elbaite matrix. One crystal is missing resulting in a contact. Londonite-rhodizite form a solid-solution series and cannot be distinguished based on color or morphology.
Overall Size:6.5x5x3 cm
Crystals:6-13 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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