Hematite, Magnesite
Serra das Eguas, Brumado (Bom Jesus dos Meiras), Bahia, Brazil
Miniature, 4.7 x 3.6 x 2.1 cm
Brumado hematite specimens are a very desirable and uncommon species from this famous locality. This showy and excellent piece features mirror-bright, tabular hematite crystals to 6 mm nicely set on complimentary matrix in very glassy and sharp magnesite rhombs. No damage to the hematites or major magnesite rhombs. Ex. George Ellling Collection.