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Euclase

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Euclase

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Description
Locality: 
Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.2 × 3.5 × 1.4 cm
Description

Usually euclase from the region is colorless or blue. This exceptional large specimen shows slightly sandy red inclusions. The termination is sharp all around, backside is in same fine condition as front-display. No significant damages to report, only bottom was on the rock.

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Euclase

Formula: 
BeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
9.AE.10
Hardness: 
7.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Ouro Preto, Iron Quadrangle, Minas Gerais, Brazil
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