MQA34 Tourmaline var. Liddicoatite
Sahatany Valley, Sahatany Pegmatite Field, Vakinankaratra Region, Antananarivo Prov., Madagascar
2.5x 2.3x 1.7 cm
$200

A great thumbnail from this unusual new find, consisting of a spray of pinkish liddicoatite crystals .

Good examples are something of a novelty for the location--the area produces mainly prisms.  I had seen only a couple in the past but never quite as good as the ones from this find.  And of course, given their relative delicateness, they tend to get destroyed.








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