Sakoany (Sankoany) deposit, Katsepy Commune, Mitsinjo District, Boeny Region, Mahajanga (Majunga) Province, Madagascar
Cabinet, 9.5 x 6.8 x 6.4 cm
Sakoany celestines are considered to be amongst the finest in the world and this piece is highly representative of the species and locality. Two vugs in the 3-dimensional matrix are totally lined with gemmy and lustrous, light steel-blue celestine crystals with less common pyramidal or highly modified chisel terminations. The large crystal is 2.0 cm. Classic Sakoany material. Ex. Wes Parker Collection.