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Ettringite-Sturmanite from Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

 
Ettringite-Sturmanite from Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

DESCRIPTION:No. 50086
Mineral:Ettringite-Sturmanite
Locality:Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Description:Large etched crystalline mass of fibrous lemon-yellow ettringite-sturmanite on matrix with minor brown andradite garnet microcrystals. This large mass of ettringite-sturmanite probably contains both species. No simple tests can distinguish the species. Ex. George Elling; ex.Charlie Key collection
Overall Size:8x7x3 cm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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