Hematite, Magnesite
Serra das Eguas, Brumado (Bom Jesus dos Meiras), Bahia, Brazil
Small Cabinet, 8.4 x 7.0 x 5.3 cm
A LARGE and showy, mirror-bright and striated, euhedral, black hematite crystal partially encased in complimentary magnesite from the famous Brumado deposit of Brazil. This is a significant, big Brumado hematite, highly representative for the locality, which is not diminished by the scattered contacting. Ex. George Elling Collection.