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    Tourmaline var. Liddiocoatite Slice
    Madagascar

    This impressive slice is a Liddicoatite Tourmaline measuring over 7 inches. This piece is well polished on both sides and has the sought after vibrant purplish-red hue and intricate color-zoning coveted by collectors. The color-zoning is incredible with dark purple in the center and shifting to pink then green and orange near the periphery. This extremely large example is super "gemmy" and transparent. There is a lot to like about this beautiful and classic example from exotic Madagascar, especially when considering the rarity of this unique variety of Tourmaline and in this big slice form.
    Overall Measurements: 7.09 x 6.61 x 0.22 inches (18.00 x 16.80 x 0.56 cm)

    Provenance: The Property from an East Coast Collection

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




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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2019
    28th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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