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Elbaite-Schorl Tourmaline (formerly identified as Liddicoatite) from Antandrokomby, Manandona Valley, Antananarivo, Madagascar

 
Elbaite-Schorl Tourmaline (formerly identified as Liddicoatite) from Antandrokomby, Manandona Valley, Antananarivo, Madagascar

DESCRIPTION:No. 62003
Mineral:Elbaite-Schorl Tourmaline (formerly identified as Liddicoatite)
Locality:Antandrokomby, Manandona Valley, Antananarivo, Madagascar
Description:Portion of a translucent pink-gray tourmaline crystal with a few faces showing. This was originally identified as liddicoatite tourmaline, but recent research indicate it is in the tourmaline series of elbaite-schorl, and most likely elbaite. Ex Jeff Weissman collection #316; ex. Excalibur Minerals
Overall Size:5x4.5x3 cm
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Status: For reference only
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