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Albite var. Cleavelandite with Lepidolite from Pederneira Mine, Sao Jose da Safira, Minas Gerais, Brazil

 
Albite var. Cleavelandite with Lepidolite from Pederneira Mine, Sao Jose da Safira, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Albite var. Cleavelandite with Lepidolite from Pederneira Mine, Sao Jose da Safira, Minas Gerais, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 33906
Mineral:Albite var. Cleavelandite with Lepidolite
Locality:Pederneira Mine, Sao Jose da Safira, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description:Pale blue platy albite, variety cleavelandite crystals up to 25 mm intergrown with pink-brown lepidolite crystals up to 3 mm. Good albite specimens are rarely preserved, this is worthy of any aesthetic collection. Great luster. Ex. John A. Rorer, Jr. collection #306
Overall Size:8x6x5 cm
Crystals:1-25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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