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Brazilianite & Beryllonite

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Brazilianite & Beryllonite

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Description
Locality: 
Telírio Claim, Linópolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8.2 × 5.6 × 4.1 cm
Description

a colourless crystal of beryllonite stands on a large brazilianite crystal , part of a group of other large brazilianite crystals

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

Beryllonite

Formula: 
NaBePO4
Strunz: 
8.AA.10
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Joe McKeen Mountain locality (McKean Farm), Stoneham, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
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