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Mineral Specimen No. 80352:
Calcite var. Manganoan Calcite for sale from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa.

This mineral specimen Calcite var. Manganoan Calcite 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. 80352:

Mineral Species: Calcite var. Manganoan Calcite.
Location of origin: N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa.
Description: Cluster of many translucent pink calcite crystals that fluoresce orange under UV illumination. The calcite crystals are in elongated aggregates of parallel crystals. The pink color is due to manganese impurities, commonly labeled as manganoan calcite. The specimen formed in a cavity with many crystals intersecting in all directions. Most crystals are complete except in areas where they intersected adjacent crystals in the cavity. Ex. Miller #M3337; ex. Betts #69910.
Overall size: 5.5x3.5x2.5 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 3-16 mm
Price: $42 (plus shipping).

Mineral Calcite var. Manganoan Calcite for sale from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Detail view of mineral Calcite var. Manganoan Calcite for sale from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Detail view of mineral Calcite var. Manganoan Calcite for sale from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Detail view of mineral Calcite var. Manganoan Calcite for sale from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Detail view of mineral Calcite var. Manganoan Calcite for sale from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Detail view of mineral Calcite var. Manganoan Calcite for sale from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Photographs Above: daylight illumination.
Photograph Below: UV illumination with 254 nm shortwave (SW) ultraviolet illumination. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Shortwave ultraviolet illuminated mineral Calcite var. Manganoan Calcite for sale from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

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

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