Brazilianite

Posted on January 3, 2022 by John J. Bradshaw, GIA GG

INTRODUCTION Brazilianite is a mineral species, a hydrous sodium aluminum phosphate with the formula NaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4. It was first discovered in 1944 in Brazil at the Córrego Frio Mine, near Linópolis, Minas Gerais, Brazil. When first found…

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