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Sapphirine in Calcite with Phlogopite from Itrongay, Betroka District, Tulear, Madagascar

 
Sapphirine in Calcite with Phlogopite from Itrongay, Betroka District, Tulear, Madagascar

Sapphirine in Calcite with Phlogopite from Itrongay, Betroka District, Tulear, Madagascar

DESCRIPTION:No. 56821
Mineral:Sapphirine in Calcite with Phlogopite
Locality:Itrongay, Betroka District, Tulear, Madagascar
Description:Translucent blue-gray hexagonal sapphirine crystal embedded in translucent pale-yellow calcite with brown phlogopite mica on one end. The sapphirine crystal is doubly-terminated, though one end is enclosed by the calcite (could be excavated).
Overall Size:25x15x12 mm
Crystals:10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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