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Rhodochrosite from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

 
Rhodochrosite from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Rhodochrosite from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Rhodochrosite from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

DESCRIPTION:No. 23782
Mineral:Rhodochrosite
Locality:N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Description:Vein formation with a pockets at both ends of the specimen lined with bright pink rhodochrosite crystals. The rhodochrosite fluoresces red under UV illumination. Ex. John Rumble collection (South Africa)
Overall Size:10x7x4 cm
Crystals:1 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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