RARE16B-122
Matioliite (type locality) with Crandallite and Gormanite on Albite
Gentil claim, Mendes Pimentel, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Cabinet, 6.0 x 6.0 x 3.5 cm
Ex. Paulo Matioli
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A rare specimen of this beautiful sodium magnesium aluminum phosphate hydrate from the type locality and from the personal collection of Paulo Matioli! Blue-gray, prismatic crystals of matioliite to 2 mm with blue-green prismatic crystals of gormanite, and yellow crandallite in vugs within white albite. This is a great piece for the species from the man who found the whole lot of them! Described in 2005, few have ever been for sale.