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Tantalite (Twin Crystals) from Mendes Pimental, Minas Gerais, Brazil

 
Tantalite (Twin Crystals) from Mendes Pimental, Minas Gerais, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 13542
Mineral:Tantalite (Twin Crystals)
Locality:Mendes Pimental, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description:Several thin, twinned crystal of tantalite giving a pseudohexagonal appearance. The crystals are sharp and well crystallized with distinct surface striations and no corner rounding as found in alluvial specimens. Originally acquired in 1972 for $40! Ex. A. Stevenson collection #258
Overall Size:21x11x8 mm
Crystals:10 mm
Status: For reference only
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