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Brazilianite

Brazilianite

Formula
NaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Spherical, Euhedral Crystals 
Cleavage
Good, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, greenish yellow, yellow green, light yellow 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness
5.5 
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Brazilianite from Telirio mine, Linopolis, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Brazilianite
            from Telirio mine, Linopolis, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Yellow-green gemmy luster with several faces. 2x1cm.

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Brazilianite from Newport, Sullivan Co., New Hampshire, United States

Brazilianite
            from Newport, Sullivan Co., New Hampshire, United States

Light yellowish green lustrous 1-3mm crystals in a 2.5cm vug.

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Brazilianite from Corrego Frio, near Linopolis, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Brazilianite
            from Corrego Frio, near Linopolis, Minas Gerais, Brazil

A single tapering crystal, terminated at both ends.

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