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Calcite with Manganite and possibly Kutnohorite from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

 
Calcite with Manganite and possibly Kutnohorite from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Calcite with Manganite and possibly Kutnohorite from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Calcite with Manganite and possibly Kutnohorite from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 42220
Mineral:Calcite with Manganite and possibly Kutnohorite
Locality:Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Description:Colorful specimen of pink manganese-rich translucent calcite (with possibly kutnohorite) in mushroom-shaped aggregates up to 35 mm high with sparkling black manganite and transparent colorless microcrystals on the terminations. Ex. Robert C. Lambert #96; acquired in 1979 from the Lesnicks
Overall Size:9x6x4 cm
Crystals:0.2-35.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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