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Ettringite-Sturmanite on Celestine from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

 
Ettringite-Sturmanite on Celestine from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Ettringite-Sturmanite on Celestine from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

DESCRIPTION:No. 50404
Mineral:Ettringite-Sturmanite on Celestine
Locality:Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Description:Unusual formation of thin, flattened ettringite-sturmanite crystals to 25 mm long on translucent blue celestine plate that exhibits botryoidal growth along the edge. Ettringite and sturmanite form a solid-solution series. Ex. George Elling; ex.Charlie Key collection
Overall Size:5x4x0.8 cm
Crystals:4-25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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