Childrenite with Brazilianite from Linopolis


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This childrenite with brazilianite is from Linopolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Doce Valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil. This area is in the Aimores Pegmatite District and many outstanding mineral and mineral specimens are recovered and sold on the worldwide market. The famous Corrego Frio Mine, which is the type locale for brazilianite, is located here also. Childrenite may be found in association with brazilianite and other minerals in the phosphate rich pegmatites. One contains the elements Fe, Al, P, O and H and the other Na, Al, P, O and H respectively. This piece consists of a double terminated childrenite crystal with recrystalllized or etched brazilianite on on end. This childrenite crystal is large for the species. This piece measures 7/8 x 9/16 x 3/8 inches or 22 x 14 x 10 mm.

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Weight4 oz

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