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Zanazziite & Brazilianite

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Zanazziite & Brazilianite

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Description
Locality: 
Telírio Claim, Linópolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.8 × 1.1 × 0.9 cm
Description

A double terminated, yellow crystal of brazilianite hosts several green crystals of zanazziite

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Zanazziite

Formula: 
Ca2Mg5Be4(PO4)6(OH)4·6H2O
Strunz: 
8.DA.10
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
5.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Ilha claim, Taquaral, Itinga, Jequitinhonha valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil

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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