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Fine Pink Liddicoatite Crystal Vietnam


Product No.: mj03-078



 
Fine Pink Liddicoatite Crystal Vietnam
Fine Pink Liddicoatite Crystal Vietnam
Fine Pink Liddicoatite Crystal Vietnam
Fine Pink Liddicoatite Crystal Vietnam
Fine Pink Liddicoatite Crystal Vietnam
Fine Pink Liddicoatite Crystal Vietnam
Fine Pink Liddicoatite Crystal Vietnam
Fine Pink Liddicoatite Crystal Vietnam
Fine Pink Liddicoatite Crystal Vietnam
Fine Pink Liddicoatite Crystal Vietnam
Fine Pink Liddicoatite Crystal Vietnam
Fine Pink Liddicoatite Crystal Vietnam
Fine Pink Liddicoatite Crystal Vietnam
Fine Pink Liddicoatite Crystal Vietnam
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Fine Pink Liddicoatite Crystal Vietnam

 

 

Mineral:
Tourmaline, Variety: Liddicoatite
Chemical Formula:
Ca(Li2Al)Al6(BO3)3Si6O18(OH)3F
Size:
38,3 x 21,3 x 19,4 mm
Weight:
144,15 ct or 28,83 g
Transparence:
transparent - translucent
Quantity:
1
Origin:
Minh Tien Mine, Luc Yen ("Yuang Yang"; "Yueng Yang"), Yenbai (Yen Bai) Province, Vietnam

This is a rare Liddicoatite from the second pocket found in Vietnam in 2005. The color is an intense pinkish red. The specimen is made out of 4 to 5 twinned single crystals, all with fine lustrous terminated head. At one side still some muscovite is attached. This is an undamaged fine reference specimen which is rarely found nowadays.