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Elbaite & Rose Quartz

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Elbaite & Rose Quartz

Ex Harry Zondervan, Ex Marc Mitterman
Gem Crystal

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Description
Locality: 
Pederneira Mine, São José da Safira, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4 × 2.2 × 1.6 cm
Description

This is an one of a kind piece. The dark green Elbaite crystal, perfect and undamaged terminated, has a group of Quartz crystals around it which are pinkish rose in appearance. Never ever seen one other like this. From the famous Pederneira mine from a 1999 find in Keke's Pocket.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Elbaite

Formula: 
Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Strunz: 
9.CK.05
Hardness: 
7.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Fonte del Prete, San Piero in Campo, Campo nell'Elba, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy...

Rose Quartz

Variety Of: 

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Hardness: 
7.0
Hardness: 
0.0
Colour: 
Pink

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