AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive > Minerals from Brazil > Spodumene var. Hiddenite

Search

 

Online Mineral Museum Archive of Mineral Photographs and Mineral Descriptions from John Betts - 
Fine Minerals.com and Allminerals.com

   

Spodumene var. Hiddenite from (Minas Novas), Minas Gerais, Brazil

 
Spodumene var. Hiddenite from (Minas Novas), Minas Gerais, Brazil

Spodumene var. Hiddenite from (Minas Novas), Minas Gerais, Brazil

Spodumene var. Hiddenite from (Minas Novas), Minas Gerais, Brazil

Spodumene var. Hiddenite from (Minas Novas), Minas Gerais, Brazil

Spodumene var. Hiddenite from (Minas Novas), Minas Gerais, Brazil

Spodumene var. Hiddenite from (Minas Novas), Minas Gerais, Brazil

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Spodumene var. Hiddenite from (Minas Novas), Minas Gerais, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 72923
Mineral:Spodumene var. Hiddenite
Locality:(Minas Novas), Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description:Lustrous doubly-terminated green hiddenite crystal, the green gem variety of the mineral spodumene, with dissolution patterns on the crystal faces. The hiddenite crystal is a floater, fully crystallized on all faces and is facet-grade lapidary quality. Collected ca. 1960. Weight: 83.8 grams. Fluoresces orange under 365 nm LW UV illumination
Overall Size:8x3x2 cm
Crystals:80 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
Buy similar: Minerals from Brazil & South America > Gem Minerals

 

  Buy Spodumene var. Hiddenite at:

  John Betts - Fine Minerals gallery of Gem Minerals

 

 

 

© AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals All Rights Reserved

The minerals illustrated on this site are presented for reference purposes only. The owner of this site did not collect the minerals and collectors should not assume access is permitted to the property based on inclusion in this museum. Please contact the property owner to obtain legal permission before entering private property. ;