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Sugilite, Pectolite, Aegirine from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

 
Sugilite, Pectolite, Aegirine from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Sugilite, Pectolite, Aegirine from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Sugilite, Pectolite, Aegirine from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

DESCRIPTION:No. 50083
Mineral:Sugilite, Pectolite, Aegirine
Locality:Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Description:Transparent purple sugilite crystals to 1 mm in a vuggy vein lined with fibrous white pectolite crystals to 1 mm and slender transparent dark-red aegirine crystals to 1 mm. The sugilite crystals look beautiful when viewed under high magnification. Ex. George Elling; ex.Charlie Key collection
Overall Size:4.5x4.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 1 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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