Elbaite, Albite
Virgem da Lapa, Jequitinhonha valley, Minas Gerais, Southeast Region, Brazil
Thumbnail, 1.5 x 1.7 cm
The major crystal has a glassy, lustrous termination measuring 1.5 x 1.7 cm across. Ex. collection of Dallas collector Wally Mann. He obtained it over 15 years ago when the Houston Museum deaccessed some specimens locally from the Perkin and Ann Sams collection. 8.9 x 5.8 x 4 cm