crystals are abundant in the Boal area, Asturias, Spain; as well as in Carreço, Viana do Castelo, Portugal. Large, blocky crystals that have been pseudomophed
come from Lüsens, North Tyrol, Austria; and pink and peach colored crystals from Chiavenna and the Bregaglia Valley, Sondrio Province, Lombardy, Italy. An interesting radiating
Andalusite within matrix
comes from Dolní Bory, Moravia, Czech Republic.
Large Chiastolites have come from China at the Sangping Mine, Nanyang Henan Province; and from Australia at Mount Howden, Olary Province, South Australia. Brazil has several localities, with the gemmy
multicolored variety coming from Santa Teresa Espirito Santo. Cinnamon-brown rectangular crystals of very good form have come from Itinga, in the Jequitinhonha valley, Minas Gerais.
In the U.S., some of the best Chiastolite
has come from the Lancaster area, Worcester Co., Massachusetts. Very large Andalusite crystals were found in Alta Vista, Campbell Co., Virginia; and in the Hill City area, Pennington Co., South Dakota. In California, light pink and white Andalusite crystals have come from the Champion Mine, White Mountain, Laws, Inyo Co., California; and Chiastolite from Chowchilla, Madera Co.