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Calcite-Kutnohorite with Manganite from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

 
Calcite-Kutnohorite with Manganite from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Calcite-Kutnohorite with Manganite from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Calcite-Kutnohorite with Manganite from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite-Kutnohorite with Manganite from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

DESCRIPTION:No. 57240
Mineral:Calcite-Kutnohorite with Manganite
Locality:Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Description:Translucent manganese-rich pink calcite-kutnohorite (both species in a solid-solution series) in tapered mushroom-shaped aggregates up to 32 mm long with sparkling black manganite and transparent colorless microcrystals on the terminations.
Overall Size:5x3x2 cm
Crystals:micro to 32 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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