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MD-139740
Schiavinatoite
Miniature, 4.1 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm
Ampanodiana South pegmatite, Tetezantsio-Andoabatokely Pegmatite Field, Andrembesoa Commune, Betafo District, Vakinankaratra Region, Antananarivo Province, Madagascar
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This borate is the niobium analogue of Behierite. This is a very good example of this incredibly rare species. It features a well formed, relatively sharp, dark brownish crystal of Schiavinatoite measuring 3 mm with contrasting pink Tourmaline on matrix.