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Pezzottaite

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Pezzottaite

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Locality: 
Sakavalana, Ambatovita, Mandrosonoro, Ambatofinandrahana, Amoron'i Mania, Madagascar
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.4 × 2 × 1 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.60cm
Description

Rich group of pink, lustrous, pezzottaite crystals up to 6 mm across on a bit of matrix, associated with black, lustrous schorl crystals up to 4 mm tall from the type locality Sakavalana Mine, Madagascar. Small but really aesthetic specimen with no damage. The label of the specimen can be signed by Mr. Pezzotta in case the successful bidder wishes so.

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Pezzottaite

Formula: 
Cs(Be2Li)Al2(Si6O18)
Strunz: 
9.CJ.60
Hardness: 
8.0 - 0.0
Type Locality: 
Sakavalana mine, Ambatovita, Mandrosonoro Commune, Ambatofinandrahana District, Amoron'i Mania Region, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar...

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