Mineral Specimen #5890 Woodhousite, Chromian Uvite Tourmaline, Topaz, Magnesite
Bomba Pit, Brumado, Bahia, Brazil
4.2 x 2.8 x 2.3 cm
This specimen has an unusual assemblage of minerals. Of note is a small, tan colored, pseudoubic Woodhousite crystal. This is the only known location in Brazil for this species. There is also a small, well formed, pale colored, transparent Topaz crystal, red colored Chromian Uvite crystals. THe Magnesite crystals have a light pink tint due to micro inclusions of Uvite.The Magnesite and Uvite both have a high luster giving the specimen a sparkly appearance.
Condition: Fairly Good
Flaws: The center of the Uvite cluster is damaged and on the adjacent side of the specimen, the Magnesite crystals are damaged.
This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From Brazil | Phosphates | Tourmaline | Carbonates | Topaz | Rare Minerals | Minerals Priced Between 25 and 49 Dollars