Zanazziite, Quartz (Var: Rose Quartz)
Ilha claim, Taquaral, Itinga, Jequitinhonha valley, Minas Gerais, Southeast Region, Brazil
Miniature, 4.6 x 2.7 x 2.7 cm
Zanazziite is a Hydrated Calcium Magnesium Iron Aluminum Beryllium Phosphate. This piece hosts several large, sharp, lustrous, well-formed, translucent, olive-green crystal groups of the rare phosphate Zanazziite which are aesthetically sitting on a matrix of crystallized Rose Quartz and white Quartz. This specimen is from the original find from the 1970's. Ex. Richard Kosnar Collection.