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Brazilianite

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Description
Locality: 
Lavra Barra do Cuieté, Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6 × 5 × 4.5 cm
Description

Beautiful cluster of yellow-green and partly gemmy, well terminated brazilianite crystals on matrix.

Fine specimen from Armin Wendland collection - acquired 1990

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
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