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Hydroxylherderite from Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil

 
Hydroxylherderite from Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Hydroxylherderite from Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Hydroxylherderite from Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Hydroxylherderite from Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Hydroxylherderite from Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 40877
Mineral:Hydroxylherderite
Locality:Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description:Limonite-stained prismatic hydroxylherderite crystals many exhibiting V-shaped fish-tail twinning. Though several crystals are incomplete or chipped, the large crystal size and prevalent twinning make this a notable specimen with an important provenance. Ex. Irenée du Pont, Sr. (1876-1963) D-748; donated to the University of Delaware in 1964
Overall Size:7x5x6 cm
Crystals:1-4 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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