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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)

DESCRIPTION:No. 44282
Mineral:Olmiite
Locality:N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa (Type Locality for Olmiite)
Description:Large cluster of translucent pink-brown olmiite crystals with surfaces composed of lustrous crystal faces. The radiating internal growth structure is easily visible on the bottom of the specimen. One area has a few colorless calcite crystals.
Overall Size:35x32x20 mm
Crystals:1-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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