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Brazilianite

#23961

Brazilianite

#23961
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 3 x 2.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
NaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Corrego Frio, near Linopolis, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Notes
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Tagged
melange , phosphate

The photos do not do this specimen justice, however it is a highly lustrous, deep yellowish green specimen with multiple faces. It has no damage and is actually a floater. The overall specimen is an aggregate of at least six crystals, the largest is about 2.5 x 2cm.

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 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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