Uvite, Magnesite
Serra das Eguas, Brumado (Bom Jesus dos Meiras), Bahia, Brazil
Small Cabinet, 6.9 x 4.8 x 2.3 cm
Red uvites are much rarer than the green ones. There are three uvites here, one of them a superb one-centimeter crystal perched at the edge of a matrix covered with crystalline, sparkling magnesite. All three crystals have glassy luster.