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Posted by: Raymond McDougall on 02.26.2017 | Filed under: Latest, Recent Mineral Updates | Comments (0)

 

I’ve posted some great new pieces in this Brazil Update (click here).  These include gorgeous stars of rutile on hematite from Novo Horizonte, older specimens of cyclically-twinned rutile from Diamantina, and beautiful muscovite crystals from Mantena, Minas Gerais.

Rutile on Hematite, Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil

Rutile on hematite, Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil – 4.8 cm

Rutile on hematite, Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil

 Rutile on hematite, Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil – 3.5 cm

Rutile on hematite, Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil

Rutile on hematite, Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil – 3.4 cm

Rutile, Diamantina, Minas Gerasis, Brazil

Rutile, Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil – 2.6 cm

Rutile, Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Rutile, Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil – 2.8 cm

Muscovite, Mantena, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Muscovite, Mantena, Minas Gerais, Brazil – 7.3 cm

Muscovite, Mantena, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Muscovite, Mantena, Minas Gerais, Brazil – 8.6 cm

Muscovite, Mantena, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Muscovite, Mantena, Minas Gerais, Brazil – 7.6 cm

Muscovite, Mantena, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Muscovite, Mantena, Minas Gerais, Brazil – 7.5 cm

Muscovite, Mantena, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Muscovite, Mantena, Minas Gerais, Brazil – 7.0 cm

Muscovite, Mantena, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Muscovite, Mantena, Minas Gerais, Brazil – 5.2 cm