Lepidolite With Quartz
Itinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Cabinet, 9.6 x 7.3 x 5.6 cm
This is a near floater, with the only point of attachment being at the base of the quartz crystal. An etched and frosted, colorless quartz crystal, 4.0 cm in length, is perched at the top of the translucent, light sulfur yellow, lepidolite specimen. The lepidolite has formed in rosettes, up to .75 cm in length.