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Hausmannite with Calcite from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

 
Hausmannite with Calcite from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Hausmannite with Calcite from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 43031
Mineral:Hausmannite with Calcite
Locality:Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Description:Brilliantly lustrous black hausmannite crystals up to 16 mm long with minor white calcite crust that fluoresces orange under UV illumination. The lustrous hausmannite crystals are among the best I have ever seen for this species.
Overall Size:8x6x4 cm
Crystals:1-16 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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