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Olmiite from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa (Type Locality for Olmiite)

 
Olmiite from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa (Type Locality for Olmiite)

Olmiite from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa (Type Locality for Olmiite)

Olmiite from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa (Type Locality for Olmiite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 44277
Mineral:Olmiite
Locality:N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa (Type Locality for Olmiite)
Description:Two 13 mm hemispherical aggregates of translucent lustrous pink-beige olmiite crystals on a partial crystal of translucent calcite. The surfaces of the olmiite aggregates are composed of lustrous crystal faces, a few with black Mn-oxide inclusions.
Overall Size:22x17x16 mm
Crystals:1-6
Status: For reference only
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