Medina, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Cabinet, 10.3 x 1.7 x 1.4 cm
Ex. Dr. Ed David
A shocking, GOLDEN-hued heliodor of true yellow color - no orange or pale citrine-like color here. This is heliodor the way the name (from Helios, for sun), intended to describe a rock. The crystal is nearly pristine but for the slightest of nicks atop, complete all around, and doubly-terminated. It glows with intense color that really drowns out other heliodors from Brazil, at least. And the color is a more pure yellow than Russian heliodors. This is, in fact, among the best yellow hues for intensity and saturation that I have seen in a gem crystal species. An important piece from Brazil, Ex. Edward David Collection