These Brazilian crystals are the most affordable Phenakite crystals on the market. They come from the Carnabia Emerald Mining District.
The Crystals, like the Russian cousins, can get very big and well formed, from small to over 2.5 kilos in this years production. They have a silver / grey / white look to them, they are opaque. Many exhibit black Mica Schist that the area is famous for, and some even contain traces of Green (Dissolved Emerald). Gem Quality is very rare from this location.
Phenakite (also spelled Phenacite) is a very scarce stone - one of the rarest crystals on earth. For over 15 yrs IVC has sourced the best crystals from around the world. Very little production occurs, with some "large" parcels only containing upwards of a few hundred grams at a time of good crystals depending on the location.
Phenakite is a very rare Beryllium Orthosilicate, Be2 SiO4 mineral composition found in high pressure pegmatite veins.Metaphysically It is said to be one of the highest vibrational stones. It is primarily associated with 6th & 7th Chakras - Third Eye & Crown.