MQA06 Tourmaline var. Liddicoatite
Mt Ibity, Antsirabé 2 Dist., Vakinankaratra Region, Antananarivo Prov., Madagascar
4.6x 1.9x 1.65 cm
What at first glance appears to be merely a dark tourmaline crystal with a pink cap, is actually a multicolored polychrome crystal. As is typical with these Malagasy polychromes, the piece needs back lighting to be fully appreciated.