Dragon Minerals - Update February 6, 2019

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RF573: Quartz Scepter with Dolomite (lot of 9)
near Capelinha, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Largest specimen: Cabinet - 13.3 x 4.8 x 4.0 cm (5.2 x 1.9 x 1.6 inches)
Weight (entire lot) - 1496 grams (3.30 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. Size of individual specimens ranges from 9.7 cm to 13.3 cm in length and 108 grams to 232 grams in weight. 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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