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Facts about Brazilianite

The most exquisite crystals, dark greenish-yellow to olive-green, sometimes measure up to 12 cm in length and 8 cm in width. Brazilianite's name derives from its country of origin Brazil. Brazilianite is found in phosphate rich pegmatites. It is used as a gemstone and as mineral specimens.


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