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Mineral Specimen No. 74767:
Bultfonteinite and Olmiite for sale from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa.

This mineral specimen Bultfonteinite and 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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Description of Mineral Specimen for sale No. 74767:

Mineral Species: Bultfonteinite and Olmiite.
Location of origin: 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: Double-sided cluster of lustrous white acicular bultfonteinite crystals to 4 mm long bundled aggregates of sub-parallel crystals with lustrous translucent beige-colored olmiite crystals to 3 mm over both sides of manganese-rich black matrix. No damage. The olmiite fluoresces red and the bultfonteinite fluoresces white under 365 nm LW UV illumination.
Overall size: 7x6x3.5 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 1-4 mm
Price: $115 (plus shipping).

Mineral Bultfonteinite and Olmiite for sale from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Detail view of mineral Bultfonteinite and Olmiite for sale from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Detail view of mineral Bultfonteinite and Olmiite for sale from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Detail view of mineral Bultfonteinite and Olmiite for sale from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Detail view of mineral Bultfonteinite and Olmiite for sale from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Detail view of mineral Bultfonteinite and Olmiite for sale from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Detail view of mineral Bultfonteinite and Olmiite for sale from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Photographs above: Daylight illumination.
Photograph Below: UV illumination with 365 nm longwave (LW) ultraviolet illumination. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Longwave ultraviolet illuminated mineral Bultfonteinite and Olmiite for sale from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

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