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Calcite with Quartz from N'Chwaning Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

 
Calcite with Quartz from N'Chwaning Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Calcite with Quartz from N'Chwaning Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Calcite with Quartz from N'Chwaning Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite with Quartz from N'Chwaning Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

DESCRIPTION:No. 50390
Mineral:Calcite with Quartz
Locality:N'Chwaning Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Description:Translucent colorless calcite crystals in rounded aggregates to 5 mm composed of parallel crystals that give the surfaces a silky appearance. The calcite crystals grew over thin crusts of quartz. The calcite crystals fluoresce orange under UV. Ex. George Elling; ex.Charlie Key collection
Overall Size:4.5x4x2 cm
Crystals:0.1-2.5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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