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Magnesite from Pedra Preta Mine, Brumado District, Serra das eguas, Bahia, Brazil

 
Magnesite from Pedra Preta Mine, Brumado District, Serra das eguas, Bahia, Brazil

Magnesite from Pedra Preta Mine, Brumado District, Serra das eguas, Bahia, Brazil

Magnesite from Pedra Preta Mine, Brumado District, Serra das eguas, Bahia, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 57529
Mineral:Magnesite
Locality:Pedra Preta Mine, Brumado District, Serra das eguas, Bahia, Brazil
Description:Unusually large crystals of lustrous transparent colorless magnesite with no matrix attached. The magnesite crystals are rhombohedral form and exhibit double-refraction in certain orientations, though not as pronounced as calcite.
Overall Size:6.5x6x4.5 cm
Crystals:4-40 mm
Status: For reference only
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