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Gaudefroyite and Gypsum from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

 
Gaudefroyite and Gypsum from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Gaudefroyite and Gypsum from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Gaudefroyite and Gypsum from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

DESCRIPTION:No. 50079
Mineral:Gaudefroyite and Gypsum
Locality:Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Description:Lustrous black hexagonal gaudefroyite crystals to 7 mm long with pyramidal terminations and transparent colorless gypsum filling a cavity between the gaudefroyite crystals. More gaudefroyite could be exposed by removing the gypsum. Ex. George Elling; ex.Charlie Key collection
Overall Size:5x4x2 cm
Crystals:1-7 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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