Conselheiro Pena, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Southeast Region, Brazil
Toenail, 3.1 x 2.5 x 2.3 cm
A GORGEOUS, gemmy and lustrous pair of parallel-growth, yellow-green brazilianite crystals with distinctive, complex terminations. This is CLASSIC, OLD-TIME material from the original 1940s finds Type Locality at Conselheiro Pena. The color and form is distinct...nothing like it out there! The specimen is complete all-around, with only a growth contact, no damage, on one side. Note the intense color and the clarity in a large segment of the upper part of the crystal...not just translucent but truly gem quality transparent. Ex. Glenn Vargas and George Elling Collections. 33 grams.