A SHOWY, RICH TAN COLORED CRYSTAL OF ANDALUSITE VAR. CHIASTOLITE protrudes through a dark gray, micaceous-carbonaceous schist [both sides, front and back!] in this fine display specimen from the mineral's world-class deposit in Lancaster, Massachusetts! It dramatically shows a classic, internal cruciform [or four-petaled flower] crystal pattern for which chiastolite is so famous.... individual rod-like crystals are often sawed into beautiful button-sized pendants and earrings. Why not place a showy example of gem andalusite var. chiastolite from the classic Lancaster locale in your home or office collection tonight!POLISHED CRYSTALS OF CRUCIFORM CHIASTOLITE have been worn as religious amulets by the pious for almost two thousand years! Dimensions: 3.05" L x 0.7" W x 0.625" D *Chiastolite crystal is 8/10 inch across! BUY WITH CONFIDENCE.... AMETHYST N CRYSTALS Be sure to add me to your favorites list !