Uvite on Quartz
Toenail, 3.1 x 2.7 x 2.0 cm
Brumado, Bahia, Brazil

A cluster of dark red, lustrous and translucent, uvite crystals, to 8 mm in length, are aesthetically emplaced on alustrous and translucent, colorless quartz crystal measuring 2.8 cm across. Uvite is an uncommon member of the tourmaline group.