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Rhodizite With Liddicoatite

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Rhodizite With Liddicoatite

Ex coll. T. Bonisoli
Rare Mineral

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Description
Locality: 
Antsongombato, Antsentsindrano, Anosiarivo Manapa, Betafo, Vakinankaratra, Madagascar
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.8 × 5.5 × 4.3 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.20cm
Weight: 
115.00gr
Description

A rare species from Madagascar: a sharp, well formed, yellow crystal of rhodizite, with good luster, sits aestethically in a vug together with elongated, red pink liddicoatite.The colour contrast of the pegmatite matrix is really pleasant.

From the Bonisoli's Collection, Turin, Italy.

 

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...

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Please note that we will not accept returns after 15 days, nor will we accept them unless we have first received notification from you of your intentions. 

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