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Andalusite — specimen 0033, photo © NMNHS
Andalusite — specimen 0033, photo © NMNHS

Andalusitespecimen 0033


South America
Andalusite — specimen 0033, locality map

Weight: 0.55 ct; size: 4.84 | 4.76 | 3.43 mm; shape: round; colour: medium dark reddish orange; strong; clarity: eye clean; cut: very good; treatment: none.

Very clean specimen; very good mixed style cut. Source: John Bradshaw, Coast to Coast Rare Stones International.

Other specimens
Andalusite — specimen 0034

More information from ‘Classification’

A result of contact metamorphism of argillaceous sediments, also in regionally metamorphosed schists. Rare in granites and pegmatites (Anthony et al., 2001—2005).