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Sapphirine with Biotite from Itrongay, Tuléar, Madagascar

 
Sapphirine with Biotite from Itrongay, Tuléar, Madagascar

Sapphirine with Biotite from Itrongay, Tuléar, Madagascar

DESCRIPTION:No. 65957
Mineral:Sapphirine with Biotite
Locality:Itrongay, Tuléar, Madagascar
Description:Translucent bluish-gray pseudo-hexagonal sapphirine crystals in translucent pale-gray calcite with black biotite. The sapphirine crystals have stepped crystallization patterns on the pyramidal faces.
Overall Size:15x12x11 mm
Crystals:1-8 mm
Status: For reference only
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