AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive > Minerals from South Africa > Shigaite on Calcite

Search

 

Online Mineral Museum Archive of Mineral Photographs and Mineral Descriptions from John Betts - 
Fine Minerals.com and Allminerals.com

   

Shigaite on Calcite from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

 
Shigaite on Calcite from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Shigaite on Calcite from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Shigaite on Calcite from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Shigaite on Calcite from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Shigaite on Calcite from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

DESCRIPTION:No. 37234
Mineral:Shigaite on Calcite
Locality:N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Description:Many hexagonal platy crystals of shigaite in aggregates up to 6 mm across on translucent gray calcite crystals. The shigaite crystals are lustrous and have iridescent color ranging from yellow to green to red. Looks beautiful under magnification. Rare! This shigaite is being offered for HALF the price I paid for it in 2001.
Overall Size:30x20x15 mm
Crystals:.5-6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
Buy similar: Minerals from Africa > Barite & other Sulfate Minerals

 

  Buy Shigaite on Calcite at:

  John Betts - Fine Minerals gallery of Barite & other Sulfate Minerals

 

 

 

© AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals All Rights Reserved

The minerals illustrated on this site are presented for reference purposes only. The owner of this site did not collect the minerals and collectors should not assume access is permitted to the property based on inclusion in this museum. Please contact the property owner to obtain legal permission before entering private property. ;