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Limonite pseudomorphs after Childrenite from Córrego Frio Mine, Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil

 
Limonite pseudomorphs after Childrenite from Córrego Frio Mine, Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Limonite pseudomorphs after Childrenite from Córrego Frio Mine, Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 49367
Mineral:Limonite pseudomorphs after Childrenite
Locality:Córrego Frio Mine, Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description:Brown limonite pseudomorphs after thin prismatic childrenite crystals to 60 mm long with pointed terminations. The childrenite crystallized first, then altered atom by atom to limonite, maintaining the original shape of the childrenite crystals.
Overall Size:6x3.5x2 cm
Crystals:30-60 mm pseudos
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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