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Uvite Tourmaline on Magnesite from Pedra Prita, Brumado District, Bahia, Brazil

 
Uvite Tourmaline on Magnesite from Pedra Prita, Brumado District, Bahia, Brazil

Uvite Tourmaline on Magnesite from Pedra Prita, Brumado District, Bahia, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 36943
Mineral:Uvite Tourmaline on Magnesite
Locality:Pedra Prita, Brumado District, Bahia, Brazil
Description:Red-black uvite crystal 11 mm across on matrix of rhombohedral colorless magnesite crystals up to 6 mm. The uvite crystal is only translucent in the outermost layers and has lustrous crystal faces. One corner has a .3 mm chip visible under 20X.
Overall Size:4x4x3 cm
Crystals:3-11 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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