Magnesite Crystals from the Pomba Pit, Serra das Eguas


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This magnesite is from the Pomba Pit in Serra das Eguas, Brumado, Bahia, Brazil. This mine is a commercial producer of talc and magnesite. A ban on mineral collection by anyone, including the miners, is strictly enforced. The open pit mine contains thirty different minerals including magnesite. This specimen consists of  translucent to transparent glass-like magnesite crystals. There is minor hematite scattered about the crystals. This piece measures 1 3/8 x 1 1/8 x 1 inches or 35 x 28 x 25 mm.

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Weight4 oz

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