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Brazilianite

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Locality: 
Córrego Frio Mine, Linópolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.8 × 3.2 × 1.3 cm
Description

A huge, bright yellow crystal - end-pointed (with stepped faces) and highly lustrous all around. The inter-grown muscovite in the middle helps to give more contrast to this stunning piece.

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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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