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Mineral Specimen No. 54674:
Olmiite from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa.

This mineral specimen of Olmiite from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Detailed information on mineral specimen No. 54674:

Minerals Species: Olmiite.
Location of mineral deposit: N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa. (Type Locality for Olmiite) Click here to see other minerals from Type localities.
Description: Large hemispherical cluster 30 mm diameter of lustrous pink-brown olmiite crystals in on a fragment of black Mn-oxide. The olmiite crystals appear pink when viewed under incandescent illumination and fluoresce red under UV illumination. All crystals are complete and undamaged, except the outer edges where it was attached to surrounding matrix.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 3.5x3x2 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 15 mm
Price: $195 (plus shipping).

Mineral Specimens: Olmiite from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Mineral Specimens: Olmiite from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Mineral Specimens: Olmiite from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Mineral Specimens: Olmiite from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Mineral Specimens: Olmiite from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Photographs Above: daylight illumination. Photographs Below: UV illumination with SuperBright SW lamp. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Mineral Specimens: Olmiite from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

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