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Herderite - Hydroxylherderite
stock #19.1-341
Conselheiro Pena, Doce Valley
Minas Gerais, Brazil
3.8 x 2.6 x 2.8 CM (miniature)
price: $220


An older specimen originally labelled as "Herderite" but without analysis it is more likely to be Hydroxylherderite. Either way this is a nicely crystalized Herderite series piece with 3 main crystals in a cluster, the largest being 2.6 CM. The crystals have glassy exteriors, are translucent and with strong backlighting show zoning with a darker orange core and lighter yellow exterior. Some minor contacts but no damage or bruises. Some thin cracks are seen in a few crystal faces these appear to be partly recrystallized under d magnification. There are no repairs, the specimen is solid and stable.

Euclase- colorless gem crystal
stock #8-AE-791
Conselheiro Pena, Doce Valley
Minas Gerais, Brazil
3 x 1.6 x .7 (small miniature/ large thumbnail (toenail))
price: $380
Pre Holiday 2017

A perfectly clear, well terminated and sharp Euclase crystal. The faces show fine striations and the top shows a dual tip termination that is unique in our experience. If this was a blue Euclase with this clarity and sizeit would be valued in the 5 figures, but as it is colorless that is clearly not the case! An excellent example that is larger than most from this area of Brazil.