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Brazilianite

Floater

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Description
Locality: 
Linópolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Doce Valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.3 × 4.9 × 2 cm
Description

Rare old material from Linopolis. The specimen is developed as floater - it consosts of highly lustrous, white feldspat. The brazilianite crystals are also razor sharp terminated and highly ustrous. They show very fine clarity, sharp termination, excellent luster all aroudn and really wonderful end-points. The specimen could be shown 360°, no angle is less attractive and there is not even a minor compromise, even thebottm shows exciting details.

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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