• Hydroxylherderite on Albite
Silicates

Hydroxylherderite on Albite

$600.00   €488  £440.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC20496
Excellent, opaque pale flesh pink-creamy crystals of the calcium-beryllium phosphate Hydroxylherderite are evenly distributed across glassy tabular crystals of white Albite feldspar, tending toward the variety Cleavelandite.  The Hydroxylherderite forms superb double-terminated crystals, the largest measuring 1.8 cm long.  In both artificial and daylight, the Albite adopts a very slight duck-egg blue tinge which adds to the aesthetic.  This is a lovely example of this relatively rare well crystallised species from the granite pegmatite deposits in Barra do Salinas, Jequitinhonha Valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Details

Dimensions
7.5 × 9.7 × 4.9 cm
Categories
Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates, Silicates
Locality
Barra De Salinas, Coronel Murta, Jequitinhonha Valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil, South America

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Albite, Hydroxylherderite

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