Childrenite – Crossed Crystals from Linopolis

$45.00

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Description

These childrenite crystals are 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. Childrenite is a phosphates and may be found in phosphate rich pegmatites. This piece consists of a pair of crystals. The larger crystal is huge for the species. It has terminated or healed surfaces on all sides. It also has an attached and crossed secondary crystal The piece is a large thumbnail sized piece that measures 1 x 1/2 x 5/16 inches or 25 x 12 x 8 mm.

Additional information

Weight5 oz

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