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Tourmaline

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Description
Locality: 
Mahaiza, Betafo, Vakinankaratra, Madagascar
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.5 × 1.8 × 1.6 cm
Description

A lovely gemmy, double terminated tourmaline crystal perched on a translucent quartz crystal. The tourmaline is a pleasing pink colour with an orangish cap at one end. A great example from a less seen locality.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Tourmaline

Formula: 
A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7