|AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive > Minerals from Brazil > 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|
|Status:||For reference only|
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