Kosnarite, Albite
Thumbnail, 3.1 x 1.5 x 1.3 cm
Jenipapo district, Itinga, Jequitinhonha valley, Minas Gerais, Southeast Region, Brazil
Kosnarite is Potassium, Zirconium Phosphate and was named after the late Richard Kosnar in 1994. This is a specimen from the find at Jenipapo and features several sharp, lustrous, orange-yellow colored, pseudo-cubic (trigonal) crystals on white, translucent bladed Albite crystals. Ex. Kosnar Collection.