These rose quartz crystals are from the Lavra da Ilha in Taquaral, Itinga, Minas Gerais, 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 is a cluster made up of several attached rosette and complex formations of pink rose quartz crystals. They have varying pastel pink colors and a glass luster. The base has terminated and slightly flattened crystals which marks the former attachment point of the cluster to its original matrix. The piece can be displayed from any side or angle. This piece measures 2 x 1 1/4 x 1 1/8 inches or 50 x 32 x 28 mm.