Rose Quartz Crystal Corona from Galileia, Minas Gerais


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This rose quartz crystal corona is from Galileia in the Doce Valley of Minas Gerais, (Aimores Pegmatite District) Brazil. Quartz is a silicate containing the elements Si and O. Rose quartz gets it’s unique pink colors from the trace elements Al and P that are present in the crystal lattice. It is found In pegmatite pockets usually as a secondary growth on quartz and other silicates This piece has a matrix consisting of feldspar and a smokey quartz crystal. The matrix hostsseveral clusters of rose quartz crystals. The primary cluster forms a flower-like corona across the top of the piece. The lower left side has hoppered rose quartz crystals. The crystals are transparent with a glass luster. This piece measures¬† 2 1/2 x 1 3/4 x 1 1/4 inches or 64 x 45 x 32 mm.

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Weight6 oz