Brazilianite with Cassiterite, Albite, and Muscovite
Lavra do Telirio, Linopolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Cabinet, 7.5 x 5.0 x 3.5 cm
Ex. Paulo Matioli
A nice combination specimen from the Telerio mine in Brazil consisting of lustrous, yellow-green, partly gemmy, prismatic crystals of brazilianite to 3cm hosted by off-white albite and accented with black, adamantine, subhedral to euhedral clusters of cassiterite crystals with minor muscovite. The brazilianite-cassiterite association is not commonly observed from Telirio. Ex. Paulo Matioli collection.