Quartz, Elbaite, Muscovite
Minas Gerais, Southeast Region, Brazil
Cabinet, 9.4 x 7.4 x 4.1 cm
A sharply terminated, glassy, transparent to translucent quartz strikingly accented with a canted book of pearlescent, silvery muscovite blades and an adjacent, indicolite-blue tourmaline shard from recent finds in Minas Gerais, Brazil. The quartz has interesting internal crazing. The termination is complete-all-around. A striking quartz combination piece from Brazil.