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Brazilianite

Ex J & S Mommers Collection.

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Description
Locality: 
Córrego Frio Mine, Linópolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.2 × 2.5 × 1.8 cm
Largest Crystal: 
2.20cm
Description

A striking miniature of gemmy brazilianite, remarkable in many ways.

The compound crystal here is complete all around and doubly-terminated. It has glassy luster, super transparency, and bright lemony-green color. As you can see, the overall form is quite aesthetic and sculptural, as it sits up perfectly on the associated albite.

From the original finds here in the 1940s and 50s

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
Earthstones Australia

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