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Iowaite on Calcite from Palabora Mine, Phalaborwa Complex, Limpopo Province (formerly Transvaal), South Africa

 
Iowaite on Calcite from Palabora Mine, Phalaborwa Complex, Limpopo Province (formerly Transvaal), South Africa

Iowaite on Calcite from Palabora Mine, Phalaborwa Complex, Limpopo Province (formerly Transvaal), South Africa

DESCRIPTION:No. 32067
Mineral:Iowaite on Calcite
Locality:Palabora Mine, Phalaborwa Complex, Limpopo Province (formerly Transvaal), South Africa
Description:Many transparent crystals of dark green iowaite up to 3 mm on colorless calcite crystals and black magnetite crystals. This locality produces the best iowaite crystals in the world, though it is still scarce.
Overall Size:5x3x2 cm
Crystals:1-3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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