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Apophyllite-(KOH), Celestine, Calcite from Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

 
Apophyllite-(KOH), Celestine, Calcite from Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Apophyllite-(KOH), Celestine, Calcite from Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Apophyllite-(KOH), Celestine, Calcite from Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Apophyllite-(KOH), Celestine, Calcite from Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Apophyllite-(KOH), Celestine, Calcite from Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

DESCRIPTION:No. 50980
Mineral:Apophyllite-(KOH), Celestine, Calcite
Locality:Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Description:Lustrous translucent tan-colored blocky apophyllite crystals to 12 mm with translucent pale-blue celestine crystals in aggregates up to 5 mm across with transparent pink-to-colorless calcite crystals to 5 mm. The rear is entirely covered with calcite. Ex. George Elling; ex.Charlie Key collection
Overall Size:10x9x4.5 cm
Crystals:1-12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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