Rose Quartz Crystals from the Pitorra Claim, Minas Gerais


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These rose quartz crystals are from the Pitorra Claim in Laranjeiras, Galileia, Doce Valley, 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 specimen consists of an etched milky quartz matrix that is covered on the display surface with sheet like clusters rose quartz and mica crystal clusters. The rose quartz clusters are complex, double terminated, and are in parallel growth, They are transparent with a pastel pink color and have a glass luster. This piece measures 2 1/4 x 1 3/8 x 3/4 inches or 57 x 35 x 19 mm.

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Weight5 oz