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    MUSCOVITE
    São José da Safira
    Doce valley, Minas Gerais
    Brazil
    4.08 x 2.79 x 1.12 inches (10.37 x 7.1 x 2.85 cm)

    Most people might not think of a chemical combination of aluminum and potassium, typically associated with beer cans and bananas, resulting in Muscovite - more commonly known as Mica - but this piece serves as an example. This rather large and layered, sharp-edged partial crystal features a quite lustrous silvery-green coloration that reflects off the delicate surface of the mineral that plays host to a cluster of opposing white crystals of Cleavelandite often associated with Mica.


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    Auction Dates
    April, 2015
    23rd-30th Thursday-Thursday
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