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Olmiite from N'Chwaning Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa (Type Locality for Olmiite)

 
Olmiite from N'Chwaning Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa (Type Locality for Olmiite)

Olmiite from N'Chwaning Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa (Type Locality for Olmiite)

Olmiite from N'Chwaning Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa (Type Locality for Olmiite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 50393
Mineral:Olmiite
Locality:N'Chwaning Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa (Type Locality for Olmiite)
Description:Unusually large tan-colored prismatic olmiite crystals in both single crystal prisms to 8 mm and doubly-terminated wheat-sheaf-shaped aggregates to 18 mm across. Ex. George Elling; ex.Charlie Key collection
Overall Size:6x3x1.5 cm
Crystals:1-8 mm
Status: For reference only
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