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Mineral Specimen No. 78761:
Chrysoberyl (drill bit-twinned crystals) for sale from Ambatomanoina, Fianarantsoa, Madagascar.

This mineral specimen Chrysoberyl (drill bit-twinned crystals) from Ambatomanoina, Fianarantsoa, Madagascar is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Description of Mineral Specimen for sale No. 78761:

Mineral Species: Chrysoberyl (drill bit-twinned crystals).
Location of origin: Ambatomanoina, Fianarantsoa, Madagascar.
Description: Lustrous transparent-to-translucent yellow-green chrysoberyl crystal with no matrix attached. The chrysoberyl exhibits rare drill bit-habit cyclic twinning with reentrant faces all around the termination edges (resembling a rock drill bit). No damage. Collected in 2019.
Overall size: 18x13x11 mm.
Size of individual crystals: 18 mm
Price: $1500 net (plus shipping).

Mineral Chrysoberyl (drill bit-twinned crystals) for sale from Ambatomanoina, Fianarantsoa, Madagascar

Detail view of mineral Chrysoberyl (drill bit-twinned crystals) for sale from Ambatomanoina, Fianarantsoa, Madagascar

Detail view of mineral Chrysoberyl (drill bit-twinned crystals) for sale from Ambatomanoina, Fianarantsoa, Madagascar

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