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Brazilianite

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Locality: 
Córrego Frio Mine, Linópolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.4 × 4.2 × 3.8 cm
Description

This specimen of lustrous and clear brazilianite of intense yellow-green coloring shows a fantastic composition with some accompanying muscovite to add some brown color. The crystals are of high quality with no visible damage. The bottom is contacted but not broken at all. This is a superb, color-intensive piece of fine quality!

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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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