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Brazilianite — specimen 0002, photo © NMNHS
Brazilianite — specimen 0002, photo © NMNHS

Brazilianitespecimen 0002


South America
Brazil, Minas Gerais, Rio Doce, Divino das Laranjeiras, Linópolis
Brazilianite — specimen 0002, locality map

Weight: 0.53 ct; size: 5.49 | 5.45 | 3.30 mm; shape: round; colour: medium light yellowish green; slightly greyish; clarity: eye clean; cut: very good; treatment: none.

Very clean specimen; very good brilliant style cut. Source: John Bradshaw, Coast to Coast Rare Stones International.

Other specimens
Brazilianite — specimen 0127

More information from ‘Classification’

A hydrothermal mineral in phosphate-rich zones of granite pegmatites; also in metamorphosed sedimentary deposits (Anthony et al., 2001—2005). Faceted specimens are rare.