- Thumbnail, 1.1 x 0.8 x 0.3 cm
- Sakavalana mine, Ambatovita, Mandrosonoro area, Ambatofinandrahana District, Ampandramaika-Malakialina Pegmatite Field, Amoron'i Mania Region, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar
Pezzottaite is the very rare cesium analogue of beryl, first discovered in 2002. This sharp, gemmy and lustrous, vivid pink crystal has textbook tabular, hexagonal crystal form. These caused a lot of excitement when they came out and were at first, called raspberry beryl. A very highly desired and rare gem species. No more has been found since 2005 so far as I know.