Sapphirine With Phlogopite
Anosy (Fort Dauphin) Region, Toliara Province, Madagascar
Miniature, 4.8 x 4.2 x 2.9 cm
Ex. Martin Zinn
Matrix crystals to 1.5 cm on a nice-sized matrix of this rare Madagascar mineral.This locality produces what are often considered the best of the species. The matrix is a bit friable, so this has been lightly stabilized with a few drops of glue