There are 11 minerals from South America.

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Apatite

ID: 1870
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Intergrown, light pink, gemmy and lustrous tabular apatite crystals with minor quartz. Great TN!


Price: $300.00
Location: Virgem de Lapa, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Dimensions: 2.7 x 2.5 x 2cm
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Beryl Var. Morganite with Muscovite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3393
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A light pink,euhedral and complete crystal of the morganite variety of beryl with highly lustrous , well defined faces and glassy transparency sits on a muscovite matrix with minor albite, cookeite and cassiterite. Exceptional miniature from this world reknown locality and a find for those that collect beryls and/or gem crystals!


Original Price: $1000.00
Sale Price: $700.00
Location: Urucum Pegmatite, Galileia, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Dimensions: 5.5 x 4 x 2.5cm
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Elbaite

ID: 2435
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A very gemmy and lustrous, bright green, doubly terminated elbaite prism sits on a larger crystal that’s associated with smaller (also terminated) crystals. Displays beautifully!


Price: $2000.00
Location: Cruzeiro Mine, MG, Brazil
Dimensions: 10 x 6 x 3cm
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Elbaite (ex Harvard Museum Coll.)

ID: 4258
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A highly unusual elbaite specimen composed of two main compound crystals made up of many pinacoidal crystals with a fibrous nature, in parallel growth. The color is a dark greenish grey and the luster is very good. As you will notice one of the main crystals grew against the matrix, creating a flat, hindered termination.


Original Price: $1200.00
Sale Price: $850.00
Location: Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Dimensions: 7 x 4.5 x 2.5cm
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Elbaite with Herderite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3380
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A very gemmy, terminated and lustrous crystal of elbaite with color ranging from a light blue body that turns into light pink and then finishes with a red cap. This wonderful elbaite is the host for a doubly terminated herderite crystal that is partly coated with albite.There is also a smaller herderite crystal on the surface of the elbaite. Choice miniature!


Price: $550.00
Location: Pederneira Mine, Minas gerais, Brazil
Dimensions: 5.5 x 1.8 x 1.3cm
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Elbaite with Lepidolite

ID: 2432
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Doubly terminated, bi-colored elbaite prisms in parallel growth with lepidolite crystals and smaller elbaites attached. Super!


Original Price: $2000.00
Sale Price: $1750.00
Location: Cruzeiro Mine, MG, Brazil
Dimensions: 11.5 x 3 x 2.5cm
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Fluorapatite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 5298
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Root beer colored, doubly terminated, lustrous, hexagonal prisms of fluorapatite on a matrix of microcline with minor muscovite. Very sharp crystals from the find of the mid nineties.


Original Price: $380.00
Sale Price: $290.00
Location: Lavra do Joe Pinto, Governador Valladares, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Dimensions: 6.2 x 6 x 5.5cm
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Pyrite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 4148
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Bright golden complex crystals (diploids) of pyrite to 1.1 cm on a crystalline pyrite matrix. Very sharp!


Price: $175.00
Location: Potosi Mining Dist., Potosi Dept., Bolivia
Dimensions: 5.5 x 4.3 x 4cm
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Schorl with Quartz, Muscovite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3383
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A group of highly lustrous, very deep olive green (nearly black) prisms of schorl with a water clear quartz crystal and silvery muscovite crystals. Very aesthetic miniature! You can really see the unique color when light hits it.


Original Price: $400.00
Sale Price: $300.00
Location: Teofilo Otoni, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Dimensions: 5.5 x 3.2 x 1.8cm
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Uvite on Magnesite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3583
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Elongated (not the typical tabular crystals) reddish lustrous prisms of uvite to 1.2 cm on a pinkish matrix of magnesite crystals. Very pretty!


Original Price: $125.00
Sale Price: $95.00
Location: Brumado, Bahia, Brazil
Dimensions: 3.8 x 3 x 2cm
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There are 11 minerals from South America.

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