Spodumene (Var: Kunzite)
Urucum mine (Tim mine; Corrego do Urucum pegmatite), Galileia, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Cabinet, 10.8 x 4.7 x 4.1 cm
This is a great classic Brazilian Kunzite specimen showing delightful hydrothermal etching on all sides. The piece is essentially a floater, as I cannot find any point of attachment. It has a lovely pink color and is nearly 100% gem quality, although it is very difficult to illustrate this in the photos. The piece has a small etched "hole" in the middle where you can see right through to the other side. Ex. Richard Kosnar Collection.