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Andalusite from Malacacheta, Minas Gerais, Brazil

 
Andalusite from Malacacheta, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Andalusite from Malacacheta, Minas Gerais, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 14874
Mineral:Andalusite
Locality:Malacacheta, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description:Large double crystal of golden brown andalusite. The crystals are terminated with s -faces {011} in the corners. With back lighting the crystals can be seen to be translucent. Looks like one corner is incomplete on the back edge.
Overall Size:3.5x2.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:3.5 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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