There are 20 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. Emerald with Pyrite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 5294
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Medium green, transparent emerald crystals to 1 cm sitting in a calcite vug with small scattered groups of golden pyrite crystals.


Price: $450.00
Location: Muzo Mine, Boyaca, Colombia
Dimensions: 6.5 x 5.5 x 5cm
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Beryl Var. Goshenite

ID: 4823
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An old timer from the Chia mine. Transparent tabular crystals of goshenite to 2.8 cm intergrown at various angles. Textbook crystals in excellent condition


Price: $450.00
Location: Chia Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Dimensions: 4 x 4 x 3.2cm
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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!


Price: $1000.00
Location: Urucum Pegmatite, Galileia, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Dimensions: 5.5 x 4 x 2.5cm
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Brazilianite on Quartz (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3870
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A very gemmy, bright yellow brazilianite prism measuring 2 cm sits on a nicely contrasting greyish quartz crystal. Sharp!


Price: $380.00
Location: Divino do Larend, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Dimensions: 4.5 x 3.5 x 2.7cm
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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.


Price: $1200.00
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!


Price: $2000.00
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.


Price: $380.00
Location: Lavra do Joe Pinto, Governador Valladares, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Dimensions: 6.2 x 6 x 5.5cm
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There are 20 minerals from South America.

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