Rose Quartz with Muscovite ps. Tourmaline
Ilha claim, Taquaral, Itinga, Jequitinhonha valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Cabinet, 9.6 x 5.8 x 4.2 cm
Ex. Dr. Art Soregaroli
This unique combination piece is like nothing we have ever seen. Highly-prized Rose Quartz is rare in good crystals, and this very aesthetic cabinet piece is from the old, world-famous locality of Lavra da Ilha, a small island in the middle of the Jequitinhonha River. This beautiful specimen features a nest of GEMMY, 1 cm Rose Quartz crystals, some of which are sceptered! The color is a rich, classic pink hue, and the Rose Quartz crystals lie at the base of a Tourmaline crystal that has been pseudomorphed by bladed Muscovite crystals - this makes for a totally unique specimen. It is also complete all around! The colors complement each other very well, creating quite an elegant combination. I try to stay away from the word 'killer', but...