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Brazilianite On Quartz

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Brazilianite On Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Córrego Frio Mine, Linópolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.5 × 4.5 × 4 cm
Description

A double-terminated 7.5 cm quartz crystal floater is covered by dozens of brazilianite crystals up to 1.5 cm. Just a few dings.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Brazilianite

Formula: 
NaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4
Strunz: 
8.BK.05
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
5.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Córrego Frio mine, Linópolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White

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