Mineral Specimen #6550 Dravite in Biotite Schist
Serra Branca pegmatite, Pedra Lavrada, Borborema mineral province, Paraiba, Brazil
17.6 x 14.4 x 8 cm
6.9 x 5.7 x 3.1 in
A mass of Schist in which there are quite a number of black colored Dravite crystals. From a very obscure location from which specimens are seldom available.
Flaws: Some of the Dravite crystals have popped out of the Schist marix leaving casts. Also, some of the Dravite crystals are incomplete.
This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From Brazil | Tourmaline | Phyllosilicates | Minerals Priced Between 50 and 99 Dollars