LocationOfiki, Oyo, Nigeria
Size5,9 x 1,1 x 1,0 cm
|Tourmalines from Oyo are extremely rare. Oyo is a county in the center of Nigeria, founded in a region of an old kingdom. People there live from agriculture (cotton, cacao etc) and export of agricultural products. The particular crystal shows fine translucency (daylight photography) and good clarity with minor internal cracks and inclusions. It is glossy and well terminated all around. The crystal shows an olive-green color with an intense pink zoning at the endpoints. No significant damages to report.