Dragon Minerals - Update March 24, 2019

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19083: Zanazziite and Tourmaline - $34
Ponte do Piauí claim, Itinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Thumbnail - 2.6 x 2.4 x 1.6 cm (1.0 x 0.9 x 0.6 inches)
9.7 grams (0.02 pounds)
Specimen status: Available     Send an email to order

A deep green, opaque tourmaline crystal group is nearly completely encrusted with sparkly and brownish zanazziite. The tourmaline ends appear to have broken in situ before being enveloped. Zanazziite is a rare hydrated basic calcium magnesium beryllium phosphate, Ca2Mg5Be4(PO4)6(OH)6 · 6H2O, with Mindat localities in Austria, Brazil, and Maine only.

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