Tourmaline Var. Liddicoatite
Anjanabonoina pegmatites, Betafo District, Antananarivo Province, Madagascar
Thumbnail, 2.9 x 1.3 x 1.1 cm
A stunning, glassy, exceptionally gemmy tourmaline of the rare varietal, liddicoatite. This crystal has sharp raspberry color with subtle colorzoning patterns inside that is typical of the liddis from this locality, and unique in the world. It is complete all around, and a stunning small miniature or large thumbnail (if tilted in the TN box) .