Dragon Minerals - Update February 6, 2019

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RF571: Quartz Scepter with Dolomite (lot of 22)
near Capelinha, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Largest specimen: Cabinet - 14.5 x 4.8 x 4.0 cm (5.7 x 1.9 x 1.6 inches)
Weight (entire lot) - 1354 grams (2.98 pounds)
ex Roy Foerster collection
Specimen status: Sold

A group of 22 scepter quartz crystals, with white heads caused by dolomite coatings. In most specimens the thin end is broken, but some are healed breaks and one is a double-headed scepter (second photo). Size of individual specimens ranges from 5.1 to 14.5 cm in length and 26 grams to 248 grams in weight. Of the three lots offered in this update, this lot has the largest individual specimen, and the only double-headed scepter.) Collected in 1996. I cannot find any similar material from this locality on Mindat or via Google, so I believe this may have been a unique (or nearly unique) find.









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