Brookite with Quartz, Trodok, Kharan, Baluchistan, Pakistan, Collected ca. early 2000, Kalaskie Collection #866, Small Cabinet, 3.5 x 5.5 x 8.5 cm, $2500. Online 3/7.
Transparent lustrous brook it crystal, 2.2 cm, with quartz on rock matrix. The brookite is zoned in shades of reddish-brown and stands up off matrix with fine terminations. Pakistan brookite ranks with the finest in the world and attained a 'classic' location for the species. In excellent condition. Dr. Edward E. David specimen #69D; to Mountain Minerals; to Betty Kalaskie #866.