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    CELESTINE
    Sakoany (Sankoany), Kaominina Katsepy, Distrikan' i Mitsinjo, Faritra Boeny, Faritanin' i Mahajanga, Madagascar

    First discovered in 1967, this seashore locality has furnished enough of these for them to be found in just about every major collection on the planet. Unlike most Celestine specimens the Sakoany material is found consistently in hollow spherical geodes like Faberge eggs. Gem clear prisms of sky blue Celestine jut out from the walls of massive Celestine. The longest crystal here measures 1.562 inches (3.94 cm) and there are several slightly shorter. This specimen is in excellent condition.
    Overall measurements: 7.44 x 7.44 inches (19 x 19 cm). Offered at no reserve.

    Provenance: Collectors Choice [Hoppel Catalog # D1172]

    [Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]


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    June, 2013
    2nd Sunday
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