Moving mountains for you
Switch currency

Current Live Auctions

Current Live Fixed Price Sales

Rhodizite & Rubellite

Views:
Watches:
MNR760688

Rhodizite & Rubellite

Rare Mineral

Description Tabs

Description
Locality: 
Ampanivana, Andrembesoa, Betafo, Vakinankaratra, Madagascar
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.6 × 2.5 × 2.1 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.90cm
Description

Nicely standing rhodizite-londonite sharp crystal on a pegmatite matrix in association with deep red rubellite, one small rubellite is gemmy. Madagascar rhodizites belongs to world's best and largest crystals in the world.

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Rhodizite

Formula: 
(K,Cs)Al4Be4(B,Be)12O28
Strunz: 
6.GC.05
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
8.0
Type Locality: 
Ministerskaya Yama Pit, Sarapulka District (Murzinka), Sverdlovskaya Oblast', Middle Urals, Urals Region, Russia...

Rubellite

Variety Of: 

Tourmaline

Formula: 
A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Hardness: 
7
Hardness: 
0.0
Item Toolbox