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Muscovite

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Muscovite

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Description
Locality: 
Jose Pinto Mine, Conselheira Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8 × 6 × 4 cm
Description

Even though muscovite is a very common mineral it is hard to get beautiful specimens of it.

This is a fantastic specimen of muscovite crystals in star shape on feldspar matrix.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Muscovite

Formula: 
KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Strunz: 
9.EC.15
Hardness: 
2.5
Streak: 
White
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