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Calcite on Kutnohorite from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

 
Calcite on Kutnohorite from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite on Kutnohorite from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

DESCRIPTION:No. 12772
Mineral:Calcite on Kutnohorite
Locality:Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Description:Exquisite hemispherical cluster of pink kutnohorite with white 2 mm calcite crystals on the outer rim. The calcite fluoresces orange under UV illumination. Ex. A. Stevenson (1916-2007) collection #833
Overall Size:20x17x10 mm
Crystals:2-4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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