A slice of green, pink and black Liddicoatite tourmaline with Gemmy centre from Antsirabe II District, Vakinankaratra Region, Antananarivo Province, Madagascar.
Weight: 18.5 carats = 3.7 grams
Dimensions: 2.6 cm (1") x 2.1 cm (0.8") x 0.3cm (0.1")
Liddicoatite or Fluor-Liddicoatite is a rare member of the tourmaline group of minerals, elbaite subgroup, and the theoretical calcium endmember of the elbaite-fluor-liddicoatite series; The most famous Liddicoatite locality is in Madagascar.
According To Judy Hall, the author of The Encyclopedia of Crystals, says Tourmaline is a great stone for relationships, as it helps with inner reflection and soul agreements, and life purpose. The deep greens and pinks inside the stone are an excellent superactivator for the heart chakra. The perfect gift for your special someone, or for a dear friend.
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